Italian Sausage


Italian sausage is used in lots of different recipes in the US. For some reason, it just doesn’t seem to exist here in the UK. That is OK, because it is super easy to make and the results are better than store bought anyway.

Italian Sausage

Tony Pauley
Very easy and delicious sausage to be used in your favourite Italian recipes.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 1 day
Total Time 1 day 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 5 servings
Calories 205 kcal


  • 1 large bowl
  • 1 large skillet


  • 1 lb ground pork 12% fat
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp parsley minced
  • 1 tbsp red wine
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp fine salt
  • 1.5 tsp black pepper toasted and coarsely cracked
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds toasted and coarsely cracked
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp Italian herb mix
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Add all ingredients together in a large bowl and mix well.
  • Let rest over night.
  • Make small meatballs out of the sausage.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add meatballs to the pan and shake to rotate the meatballs, every minute or so.
  • Cook until nice and brown, about 10 minutes.
  • Add to your favourite recipe.


Calories: 205kcal
Keyword sausage
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