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Italian Sausage (spicy)


I was appalled to find out this costs roughly half the cost of supermarket prepackaged bulk hot Italian sausage. I use this in my Lasagna recipe. Said to be freezer safe but it never lasts that long.

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  • optionally left out:
  • 3-4 lbs of lean pork (or regular if you want more cheaper and flavor)
  • 1 tbs garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbs paprika
  • 2 tbs fennel seed whole
  • 1 tbs red pepper.
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 ground anise, didn't have any on hand.


Servings 6
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 1656mins


Step 1

1. Combine ingredients and let sit overnight in fridge.
2. fry up as usual and drain grease before use.

Tips: If you are unsure of flavor profile fry up a small meatball and adjust the recipe to your own liking.


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