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Johnsonville makes excellent sausage. We’ve bought their sausage for years. I make one f my favorite soups with their Beddar Cheddar Sausage. When I was offered the opportunity to try their newest products – Mild Italian Sausage Burgers and Bratwurst Burgers – I gladly accepted. The new burgers were recently released and are the feature of the No Ordinary Burger Contest that is currently running.
ABOUT THE NO ORDINARY BURGER CONTEST
Thanks to the first-ever “No Ordinary Burger Recipe Contest,” sponsored by the National Pork Board and Johnsonville Sausage, backyard chefs can share their spin on the traditional burger using new Johnsonville Brat and Italian Sausage Patties – for a chance to win big!
Now through September 6, log on to www.johnsonville.com/burgercontest to submit your recipe and vote for your favorite pork burger. Two grand prize winners will be awarded a year’s worth of groceries from Walmart and have their recipes featured on Johnsonville Brat and Italian Sausage Patty boxes. Contest rules can be found HERE.
I got a box of each of the new Johnsonville burgers – one Mild Italian Sausage and one Bratwurst. We invited my parents over and had a fun family dinner. Hubby grilled all of the burgers. The Bratwurst was well received but the Mild Italian Sausage was definitely the big hit. The Mild Italian Sausage Burgers tasted like the Italian Sausage that we buy in links but a tiny bit zippier. Delicious! The Bratwurst, hubby’s favorite, were very similar but actually tasted a little milder and less zippy. I had some different cheeses available to try and I served finger food appetizers on the side, some of which ended up on the burgers.
My recipe for the perfect sausage burger is pretty simple. Cook your burger. Right before you take it off of the grill melt a slice of Cheddarella (combination of cheddar and mozzarella cheese) on top. Throw on a couple of onion rings. Enjoy.
If you haven’t tried these burgers already, I recommend that you do. They are really tasty. And be sure to enter the No Ordinary Burger Contest while you’re at it. After all, who couldn’t use a year’s worth of free groceries, right?! You can check out the competition when you enter on the contest page. Or, if you’re not up to entering you can get some recipe ideas from the submissions on the contest page. Be sure to vote for your favorite when you check them out, just click on the button that says “vote for your favorite recipe here”.
TWO winners will each receive 5 full value Johnsonville product coupons.
HOW TO ENTER. (MANDATORY)
To enter leave a comment on this post telling me if you’d like to try the Mild Italian Sausage burger or the Bratwurst burger and if you’ll enter the contest.
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THE SMALL PRINT.
The winner will be selected using the “And the winner is” plugin. US addresses only please, no PO Boxes. This contest will end on Thursday 08/04/11 at 11:59 pm est. If you’ve entered any of my giveaways before then you know that only comments containing all of the requested information will be eligible for entry. The winner must contact me to confirm they wish to receive the prize within two days of my email notifying them they’ve won. Good luck to everyone!
I received an awesome grilling kit in exchange for sharing my thoughts on the product and the contest information. This review is based on the views and opinions of my family and/or self. Please note that the opinions reflected in this post have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way.
THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.