Sandy's Summer Sausage

Sandy's Summer Sausage


"This is so easy with amazing results. A mildly spiced summer sausage made with mustard seed and black pepper. It's great for snacks with chunks of cheese on the side."


1 d 2 h 15 m servings 136 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 136 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 9.5 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 896 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, mustard seed, garlic powder, liquid smoke, curing salt, and pepper using your hands. Form into two equal logs, and wrap each one in aluminum foil with the shiny side facing the meat. Refrigerate for 24 hours.
  2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Poke small holes through the aluminum foil in the bottom of the meat rolls using a toothpick. Place on a broiler rack and fill the broiler pan with 1/2 inch of water.
  3. Bake for 90 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool slightly, then refrigerate for 12 hours before unwrapping and serving.
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  1. 20 Ratings


This beats store-bought summer sausages hands down. I highly recommend using extra lean ground chunk (great flavor) to avoid all the grease and fat. I cracked the mustard seeds before adding t...

This recipe is awesome and the flavor is incredible, Way better than any Hickory Farms summer sausage. A family favorite during the holidays. Thank you so much

I love this recipe. I have made it 15+ times. First time I made it exactly as written. Five stars as written. My family likes there sausage slightly hot so next time I added jalapenos chopped. I...

Outstanding! I had high hopes after reading the reviews and it didnt let me down a inch.

This recipe is absolutely AWESOME!! My husband is a hunter and unfortunately I'm not fond of anything that has a hint of "gamey" flavor. I'm always looking for a new way to disguise deer meat b...

This summer sausage is great!!! I think next time I'll make a double went way too fast!!!

Honestly, I was so excited to make this. I followed the recipe to a T, and was so disappointed with the outcome. Personally, I don't think it tastes nearly as good as store bought. It was def...

I Like this recipe very much. I plan on trying some of the others for there flavor but they will be cooked per this instructions. The only thing I plan on changing is amount of mustard seeds i...

This is a wonderful recipe I keep it made and in the freezer all the time.