Beef Summer Sausage
Homemade beef summer sausage...so good they won't believe you made it yourself!
2 pounds lean ground beef
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon liquid smoke
1 tablespoon mustard seed
1 tablespoon Morton's Tender Quick Salt
3/4 cup water
- Combine all ingredients. Divide mixture in half and place each half on a sheet of foil. Shape the mixture into logs (like salami) and roll up in the foil.
- Refrigerate overnight or up to 24 hours.
- Remove from foil, lay on wire rack on cookie sheet and bake at 350°F (175°C) for one hour.
- Re-wrap in foil and refrigerate or freeze until ready to serve.
Makes 2 (1-pound) logs.
Tip: Use a spicy mustard as a dipping sauce.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of The Beef Checkoff.