Homemade Sausage Recipes

Enjoy homemade sausage recipes from Italy, Germany, and the American South. They're easy and delicious.

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Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage (Mild or Hot)

Rating: 4.5 stars 237
Homemade Italian-style sausage is easy, and you can tweak the spicing.

Breakfast Sausage

Rating: 4.5 stars 792
Easy breakfast sausage patties deliver sweet and savory flavor in every bite.
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Andouille Sausage

Rating: 4.5 stars 26
Home made spicy Andouille sausages. Adjust the seasonings to suit your preferences. Pack any unused sausage casings in a jar with salt.
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Robert's Homemade Italian Sausage

Rating: 4.5 stars 31
Robert's Homemade Italian Sausage is easy to make and very tasty. Extra lean meat, low sodium, low sugar, and full flavor in every bite. Use in any recipe that calls for Italian sausage.

Turkey Breakfast Sausage

Rating: 4.5 stars 173
You can use this recipe for chicken and pork as well.

Homemade Chorizo

Rating: 4 stars 32
Savory and spicy pork chorizo with garlic, vinegar, oregano, and red pepper. This can be made with ground beef as well. To cook, crumble in a skillet and fry.
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Rating: 4 stars 10
It's not that hard to make your own kielbasa! The best part is that you get to see exactly what goes inside. Boil or grill them before serving.
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Lamb Merguez Sausage Patties

Rating: 4.5 stars 15
Merguez sausage is not commonly stocked at the grocery store, so I decided to come up with an easy home version .

Mom's Turkey Sausage Patties

Rating: 4.5 stars 402
A quick and easy recipe for classic tasty breakfast sausage patties. Great with pancakes and eggs. This recipe has a mild to moderate zing. Increase cayenne and black pepper if you like more of a punch. Thyme may be substituted for sage, or use both.

Hot Italian Sausage

Rating: 4.5 stars 114
An Italian friend of mine had an Italian restaurant and used this recipe for over 30 years. When he retired, he graciously consented to passing it on to me. I will share it with you. It is excellent as meatballs, in spaghetti sauce, hamburger patties, or on pizza. This Recipe was prized by him and revered by many. We are lucky to have gotten this Recipe.
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Homemade Turkey Breakfast Sausage

Rating: 5 stars 121
Homemade turkey sausage flavored with sage, marjoram, and a bit of red pepper with no preservatives. Freeze individually to store and cook throughout the week.

Cajun Boudin

Rating: 3.5 stars 11
Boudin (boo-dahn) is a wonderfully scrumptious Cajun dish made with meat, rice, and seasonings. Boudin sausage is normally stuffed with pork and rice, but you can add shrimp, crawfish, or alligator meat.

Inspiration and Ideas

Sandy's Summer Sausage
Rating: Unrated 47
"Delish! The hardest part is the waiting—it smells so good while it's cooking. I served this on a meat, cheese and cracker tray and totally impressed my guests." – LilSnoo
Chef John's Homemade Italian Sausage
Rating: Unrated 18
The bigger the challenge, the juicier the reward.
Sandy's Summer Sausage
Rating: 4.5 stars 46

This is so easy with amazing results. A mildly spiced summer sausage made with mustard seed and black pepper. It's great for snacks with chunks of cheese on the side.