Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage / Buttered Side Up

Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage

/ Monday, May 5, 2014

Homemade Italian Sausage | Buttered Side Up
Homemade Italian Sausage | Buttered Side Up

I have been making my own bulk sausage for almost six years now. When I started to become more aware of the additives in flavored meats, I set out to find a recipe and make my own. To my surprise, everything went together easily and the sausage was delicious.

With this simple recipe you can make all your favorite dishes without the worry of icky ingredients such as MSG and other mystery spices.

All that's needed is some ground pork and spices:

Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage

  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons real salt or any other unrefined salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoons fennel seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried parsley 


In a small bowl, mix together the spices. Add to the ground pork and mix thoroughly (you can use your hands if you wish). 

Cook according to the instructions in your recipe.

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Hope your Monday is awesome!

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  1. Yum, you are totally right. I love making my own sausage. Endless variations!

    1. Yes! I'll have to share my breakfast sausage recipe sometime. :)


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