07 May

Turmeric Sausage

Turmeric is really good for us. It’s active, healthy ingredient is curcumin which has been shown to be an antioxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, respiratory system protector and immune system aid. There is a specific way to get the most out of turmeric. First, it’s properties come alive when it is heated. Secondly, a bit of fat like butter or coconut oil helps it to get assimilated. And third, a hint of black pepper also enhances it.

So I made some turmeric sausages the other day that were to die for. I got some pastured ground pork, made it into patties and tossed them into some hot coconut oil.

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These patties are rectangular so that they can fit into my pan. Then I super-dosed them with turmeric, my own garlic powder, a few grains of black pepper and Herbamare.

I cooked them for about ten minutes a side on a medium temperature, turning up the flame for a bit just before turning them over and removing them from the heat. It’s important when cooking pork to make sure that it is well done (thoroughly cooked). They were delicious.

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We may not get a ton of curcumin from eating turmeric, but we will be getting some. Everything that we can do to aid our bodies in this toxin-filled world is a plus.

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