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Paleo Sausage Egg McMuffin - (Free Recipe below)

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Here’s what you’ll need to make one “McMuffin”:

  • 2 tablespoons ghee, divided (plus more for greasing the biscuit cutters)
  • ¼ pound bulk raw pork breakfast sausage
  • 2 large eggs
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 heaping tablespoon guacamole (optional)
Here’s what to do:
 
Grab two stainless steel 3½-inch biscuit cutters, and grease the insides well with melted ghee. Place one cutter on a plate and fill it with the sausage meat. (You can also easily make your own bulk breakfast sausage. Here’s Jen Cereghino’s recipe. I also have a Maple Breakfast Sausage recipe in my forthcoming cookbook.)

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

(If you don’t have bulk sausage handy, just cook up some bacon. I just Instagrammed a photo of a Bacon Egg “McMuffin” this morning—and if you’re not already food-stalking me on Instagram, you really should.)

Gently press the meat down to uniformly shape a sausage patty.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Heat a skillet over medium heat and add a tablespoon of ghee. When the fat is shimmering, add the patty to the pan. If you really want the patty to keep its perfectly round shape, you can keep the mold on until the cooked patty shrinks away from the sides.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Clean the biscuit cutter and grease it again.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Fry the sausage about 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until fully cooked.

If your patty’s thick, you may need to cover the pan to make sure it’s cooked through. Once the patty’s ready, transfer it to a plate.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Now, onward to the eggy “buns”…

Grab two small bowls and crack one egg into each.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Pierce the yolks with a fork.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Heat a skillet over medium-high heat with the remaining tablespoon of ghee. (Make sure you’ve got a tight-fitting lid for this skillet.)

When the ghee’s shimmering, place the two greased biscuit cutters in the pan…

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

…and pour an egg into each mold.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Season the eggs with salt and pepper to taste.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Add ¼ cup water to the skillet (outside of the egg molds), making sure not to splash the eggs.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Turn down the heat to low…

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

…and cover the pan.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Cook the eggs, covered, for about 3 minutes or until cooked through.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Transfer the eggs to a paper-towel lined plate. One easy way to do this is to slide a spatula under the mold as you tilt it up while wearing a heat-resistant glove.

Paleo Sausage Egg "McMuffin" By Michelle Tam http://nomnompaleo.com

Assemble the faux-“McMuffin” by sandwiching the sausage patty in between the two egg rounds.