Welcome to our sausage extravaganza! Today, we are diving into the world of sausages and exploring the best recipes out there. Whether you're a meat lover or simply enjoy the comforting flavors of sausage, this blog post is for you.
From classic recipes with a twist to innovative creations that will blow your taste buds away, we've got it all covered. So, grab a seat, prepare your appetite, and let's embark on a flavorful journey through the best sausage recipes around. Get ready to tantalize your senses and discover new ways to enjoy this beloved culinary delight.
1. Homemade Breakfast Sausage
Homemade Breakfast Sausage is a simple and delicious recipe that is perfect for breakfast. Made with a combination of ground pork, bacon, and a flavorful mixture of herbs and spices, these sausage patties are easy to make and freezer-friendly.
The addition of maple syrup adds a touch of sweetness to the savory flavors. With just a few ingredients, this recipe delivers a homemade sausage that is sure to impress.
2. Copycat Jimmy Dean Breakfast Sausage
The Copycat Jimmy Dean Breakfast Sausage recipe offers a variety of flavorful options for homemade sausage. From the classic sage flavor to the spicy hot version and the sweet maple variation, there is something for everyone's taste.
The recipe can be made with either ground pork or ground turkey, providing a versatile option for different dietary preferences. While the use of MSG is optional, it adds an extra depth of flavor. Overall, this recipe successfully replicates the taste and texture of the popular Jimmy Dean sausage.
3. Super Simple Sausage Rolls
Super Simple Sausage Rolls is a delicious and easy-to-make recipe that will impress your taste buds. The combination of pork sausage mince, onions, garlic salt, and dried sage creates a flavorful filling that sets these sausage rolls apart from store-bought versions.
The use of puff pastry adds a delightful flakiness to each bite. With just a few basic ingredients, this recipe is a winner for any sausage lover.
4. Breakfast Sausage
This easy pork sausage recipe is a game changer for breakfast. With just six common spices, you can create a classic country breakfast sausage flavor without any added MSG or sugar. It's perfect for those with dietary restrictions like gluten-free, keto, whole30, and paleo.
The sausage patties are super-fast to make, ready in just 15 minutes. You can also freeze them for later use in dishes like egg bakes or biscuits. Overall, this recipe offers great flavor and versatility, making it a must-try for sausage lovers.
5. Homemade Turkey Sausage
Homemade Turkey Sausage is a flavorful and lean breakfast option made with ground turkey and a blend of simple seasonings. It is a healthier alternative to pork sausage and can be easily frozen for future use.
The recipe is versatile, allowing you to adjust the spice level according to your preference. Enjoy this delicious homemade sausage for a great start to your day.
6. Homemade Italian Sausage
Homemade Italian Sausage is a delicious and easy-to-make recipe that allows you to have complete control over the ingredients. These sausages are spicy and bold, making them perfect for grilling during the summer.
They are also low in carbs, with only 0.4g net carbs per serving. Whether you choose to use casings or not, this recipe is a great way to enjoy homemade sausages with authentic Italian flavors.
7. Italian Sausage
This homemade Italian sausage recipe offers full control over the quality and taste of your sausage. It is easy to make and can be frozen for convenience.
The recipe includes well-marbled pork butt (or other meat options), garlic, parsley, red wine, paprika, salt, peppercorns, fennel seeds, onion powder, red pepper flakes (optional for mild sausage), and various dried herbs. With this recipe, you can enjoy delicious Italian sausage that surpasses store-bought options in flavor and quality.
8. Italian Sausage Sandwich
The Italian Sausage Sandwich is a quick and easy meal that will satisfy the whole family. It features Italian sausage, caramelized onions, marinara sauce, and melted mozzarella cheese, all packed into a toasty sub or hoagie roll.
Perfect for busy weeknights or casual weekends, this sandwich comes together in less than 30 minutes with minimal prep work. It's a delicious option for sausage lovers looking for a flavorful and satisfying meal.
9. Italian Homemade Sausage
Italian Homemade Sausage is a fresh and flavorful recipe that surpasses store-bought sausages. Made with ground pork and a blend of spices, this sausage can be customized to suit your taste preferences, from hot and spicy to sweet and mild.
It can be used in various dishes, such as skillet meals, strudels, pizzas, and sauces. By making your own sausage, you have control over the quality and ingredients, resulting in a high-quality product without the higher price.
10. Italian Sausage, Potatoes, Peppers and Onions
Italian Sausage, Potatoes, Peppers, and Onions is a flavorful and satisfying sausage recipe. The combination of Italian sausages, potatoes, peppers, and onions creates a delicious and hearty dish.
The recipe starts on the stovetop and finishes in the oven, resulting in a tasty transformation. It can be made with any type of sausage, and yellow flesh potatoes work best. This recipe is a must-try for sausage lovers looking for a simple and delicious meal.
11. Vegan Sausage
This vegan sausage recipe is a delicious and wholesome meat-free alternative. It has a soft and flavorful interior with a slightly crisp exterior. The recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, low-fat, and plant-based. It can also be made nut-free if desired.
The sausages are versatile and can be adjusted to suit individual tastes. They can be served in various ways, such as in wraps or as vegan hot dogs. The optional rice paper casing adds a light crisp texture. Overall, this vegan sausage recipe is a tasty and healthy option for those looking for a meatless alternative.
12. Honey Glazed Sausages
The Honey Glazed Sausages recipe is a quick and easy appetizer that is both sweet and savory. The combination of honey and garlic creates a delicious flavor, and the sausages are cooked until browned and slightly crispy.
This recipe can be made in advance and warmed up before serving, making it a convenient option for parties. Overall, these honey glazed sausages are a crowd-pleasing appetizer that is simple to make and absolutely irresistible.
13. One-Pan Roasted Sausage, Peppers and Potatoes
One-Pan Roasted Sausage, Peppers and Potatoes is a quick and delicious all-in-one meal. The combination of smoked sausage, bell peppers, and potatoes creates a flavorful medley that is sure to satisfy.
It's easy to prepare and can be customized with different types of sausage or protein. Simply chop the ingredients, toss them together on a baking sheet, and roast for about 45 minutes. The result is a mouthwatering dish that is perfect for any time of year.
14. Baked BBQ Sausage
Baked BBQ Sausage is a simple and flavorful recipe that requires only four ingredients. The sausages are sliced and tossed in BBQ sauce, then baked until sticky and caramelized.
It's a fuss-free dinner option that can be served with rice, veggies, or as a hearty main dish. The combination of smoky, tangy, and sweet flavors makes these sausages a crowd-pleaser.
15. Sausage Casserole
Sausage Casserole is a hearty and flavorful dish that combines sausages, chorizo, red onions, garlic, herbs, and spices in a rich tomato and bean sauce. It can be cooked on the stovetop or in a slow cooker for convenience.
This recipe offers a delicious and satisfying meal option that can be enjoyed by both meat lovers and vegetarians (by omitting the chorizo). The combination of flavors and textures creates a comforting and filling dish that is perfect for a cozy dinner.
16. Italian Venison Sausage
Italian Venison Sausage is a versatile and flavorful sausage recipe that can be enjoyed in various ways. Whether smoked, grilled, or fried, this sausage is a delicious addition to any meal. The option to remove the casing and use it in pizza or spaghetti sauce adds to its versatility.
Marinating the sausage in dark beer or using a small amount of liquid smoke enhances the flavors even further. Overall, Italian Venison Sausage is a must-try recipe that brings a unique and earthy element to the table.
17. Sugar Free Bulk Breakfast Sausage Seasoning Mix
The Sugar Free Bulk Breakfast Sausage Seasoning Mix is a convenient and healthy option for making homemade breakfast sausage. This seasoning blend contains common spices like sage, thyme, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, pepper, turmeric, and a sweetener of your choice.
It is free from sugars, MSG, preservatives, and unwanted ingredients. The recipe provides guidelines on how much seasoning to use per pound of ground meat, allowing for customization based on personal taste preferences. Overall, this seasoning mix is THM friendly and suitable for various food lifestyles.
18. Oven Roasted Sausage and Potatoes
The Oven Roasted Sausage and Potatoes recipe is a simple and delicious one-pan meal. The smoked turkey sausage, onions, and baby potatoes are seasoned with a blend of spices and roasted in the oven until tender. The dish is flavorful and filling, making it a great option for a weeknight dinner.
However, be cautious with cooking time, as the sausage can become overdone. Adjusting the proportions of potatoes may help achieve a better balance. Overall, this recipe is a keeper for its ease of preparation and tasty results.
19. Oven Roasted Smoked Sausage and Potatoes
Oven Roasted Smoked Sausage and Potatoes is a simple and delicious sheet pan meal that the whole family will enjoy. The combination of smoked sausage, potatoes, and onions creates a flavorful and satisfying dish.
The smoked sausage adds a phenomenal taste, while the roasted onions turn out caramelized and delicious. This recipe is easy to prepare and perfect for a quick and tasty dinner.
20. Easy Sausage & Cabbage Skillet
The Easy Sausage & Cabbage Skillet is a simple and delicious meal that can be made in under 30 minutes. Tender sautéed cabbage and sliced sausage are combined with garlic, salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes for a flavorful dish.
The recipe is versatile, allowing you to use your favorite sausage brand. The cabbage is shredded and cooked until tender, then mixed with the sausage for a satisfying meal. Overall, this recipe is a quick and easy option for a hearty dinner.
21. Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta
Creamy Italian Sausage Pasta is a delicious and hearty dish that combines sweet fennel sausage with al dente pappardelle noodles. The velvety tomato-based cream sauce adds a rich and satisfying flavor, while the grated Pecorino and fresh basil provide a delightful finishing touch.
This recipe is quick and easy to make, perfect for a comforting meal in just 45 minutes. Serve with roasted broccoli or garlic sautéed broccoli rabe for a complete and satisfying dinner.
22. Italian Sausage and Peppers
Italian Sausage and Peppers is a classic and delicious recipe that combines flavorful chunks of Italian sausage with diced tomatoes, garlic, oregano, basil, red and green bell peppers, and onions. It's a comforting meal that can be served over rice or pasta, or stuffed into hoagie rolls for a filling dinner.
The recipe uses Johnsonville Naturals Mild Italian Sausage, which is gluten-free and made with a short ingredient list. This dish is perfect for busy days as it can be made in under 30 minutes. Overall, Italian Sausage and Peppers is a simple and satisfying meal option for the whole family.
23. Italian Sausage Peppers and Onions
Italian Sausage Peppers and Onions is a flavorful and hearty one-pan meal that is perfect for busy weeknights or casual gatherings. This recipe features fresh Italian sausage links cooked with a medley of sliced onions and bell peppers, seasoned with garlic, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. The dish is enhanced with a deglazing step using apple cider or red wine, adding depth of flavor.
It is then simmered until the sausage is fully cooked and the liquid has evaporated. The result is a deliciously garlicky and comforting dish that pairs well with a variety of sides, such as mashed cauliflower, pasta, or roasted vegetables. This versatile recipe is low-carb, gluten-free, paleo, and whole30 friendly, making it a crowd-pleaser for different dietary preferences.
24. Easy Keto Baked Italian Sausage
The Easy Keto Baked Italian Sausage recipe is a flavorful and low-carb dinner option. It features seared sausages smothered in a marinara sauce and topped with melted mozzarella cheese.
The dish is simple to make and can be customized with different types of sausages and cheeses. It can also be prepared in advance and baked when ready. Overall, this recipe is a delicious and satisfying option for those following a keto diet.
25. British Sausage Rolls
British Sausage Rolls are a classic and versatile dish that can be enjoyed hot or cold. Made with a combination of ground pork, bread crumbs, and seasonings, these sausage rolls have a delicious flavor and a fine consistency.
They can be served as appetizers or as a larger roll for lunch, brunch, or a snack. The recipe can also be easily adapted to personal preferences. Overall, British Sausage Rolls are a delightful addition to any meal or gathering.
26. Summer Sausage
Summer sausage is a flavorful and versatile American semi-dry fermented sausage. Made with a combination of beef and pork, or beef alone, it can be stored without refrigeration for a long time, making it a popular choice for food gift baskets. The taste of summer sausage relies on the freshness and quality of the meat, with beef chuck and pork butt being recommended cuts.
Mustard seed, black pepper, and garlic are commonly used spices, but experimentation is encouraged. Curing salt and a meat culture like FL-C are essential for fermentation and preservation. Overall, summer sausage is a delicious and traditional sausage recipe that is perfect for any occasion.
27. Smoked Sausage with Potatoes and Green Beans
Smoked Sausage with Potatoes and Green Beans is a spicy, smoky, and savory one-pot meal that can be cooked in less than 30 minutes. The combination of flavorful smoked sausage, tender potatoes, and crispy green beans creates a satisfying and delicious dinner option.
Perfect for busy weeknights, this recipe is easy to make and requires minimal cleanup. The dish can be served on its own or paired with fresh bread or a tossed salad for a complete meal. Overall, Smoked Sausage with Potatoes and Green Beans is a flavorful and convenient option for sausage lovers.
28. Sausage and Rice
Sausage and Rice is a flavorful and satisfying one-pot dish that combines juicy sausage with creamy, cheesy rice. The recipe allows for flexibility in choosing the type of sausage and rice, making it versatile and adaptable to personal preferences.
The addition of bell peppers adds color and crunch to the dish. Overall, Sausage and Rice is a delicious and easy-to-make recipe that is perfect for a quick and comforting meal.
29. Yellow Rice with Sausage
Yellow Rice with Sausage is a flavorful and easy-to-make dish that incorporates Johnsonville's fully cooked Andouille Smoked Sausage. The recipe includes yellow rice cooked in chicken stock with garlic, green pepper, and spices, as well as a sautéed mixture of onions, garlic, diced tomatoes, and sliced sausage.
The combination of the savory sausage and the aromatic rice creates a delicious and satisfying meal. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or for celebrating Mardi Gras with friends and family.
30. Sausage and Peppers Pasta
Sausage and Peppers Pasta is a flavorful and satisfying dish featuring al dente pasta tossed with spicy Italian sausage, colorful bell peppers, onions, garlic, diced tomatoes, and Italian seasonings. It is a quick and easy homemade meal that can be prepared in less than 40 minutes.
The combination of the savory sausage, sweet peppers, and tangy tomatoes creates a delicious and well-balanced flavor profile. This dish can be customized by adding extra diced tomatoes for a heavier tomato sauce or serving it with Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese on top. Overall, Sausage and Peppers Pasta is a must-try recipe for sausage lovers looking for a tasty and convenient dinner option.
31. Breakfast Sausage Patties
Breakfast Sausage Patties are a flavorful and protein-packed option for starting your day. Made with a combination of spices and ground pork, these patties are easy to make and can be enjoyed on their own or paired with other breakfast favorites.
They can also be customized by using alternative meats such as beef, turkey, or chicken. Leftovers can be frozen for future use. Overall, Breakfast Sausage Patties are a delicious and versatile addition to any breakfast spread.
32. Italian Sausage Seasoning
Italian Sausage Seasoning is a versatile and flavorful blend of herbs and spices that can be used to make homemade Italian sausage. The seasoning includes ingredients like parsley, Italian seasoning, fennel seed, and red pepper flakes, which add a savory and slightly spicy taste to the sausage.
It can be easily mixed with ground pork, beef, chicken, or turkey to create delicious sausages for various Italian dishes such as pizzas, meatballs, and spaghetti. The recipe makes enough seasoning for two pounds of meat, and the amount can be adjusted according to personal preference. Overall, Italian Sausage Seasoning is a convenient and tasty option for those who prefer to make their own sausage at home.
33. Chicken Sausage Pasta
Chicken Sausage Pasta is a quick and easy dinner recipe that features precooked chicken sausage, tomatoes, and spinach. It can be made in under 20 minutes, making it a perfect option for busy weeknights. The pasta cooks right in the same pan as the rest of the dish, cutting back on dishes and time.
The chicken sausage used in this recipe is fully cooked and has 70% less fat and 30% less sodium than regular pork sausage. It's a versatile ingredient that adds flavor to the dish. Overall, Chicken Sausage Pasta is a delicious and family-friendly recipe that is sure to become a favorite.
34. Sausage Potato Soup
Sausage Potato Soup is a flavorful and creamy soup made with hot or sweet Italian sausage, potatoes, and vegetables. The combination of seasonings, including mustard powder, hot sauce, and soy sauce, adds a delicious depth of flavor.
The soup is garnished with red pepper flakes and parsley for an extra kick. This recipe is versatile and can be made on the stove top or in a Crock Pot. It's a comforting and satisfying dish that is sure to please.
35. Baked Penne with Italian Sausage
Baked Penne with Italian Sausage is a delicious and comforting pasta dish. It combines sweet and hot Italian sausage with ricotta, Parmesan, mozzarella, marinara, and basil. The recipe is easy to make and can be lightened up by using low-fat ricotta and part-skim mozzarella.
It's a perfect dish to bring to someone in need or to enjoy as a satisfying pasta dinner. The dish is baked until the sauce is bubbly and the cheese is melted, creating a cheesy and flavorful meal.
36. Keto Tuscan Sausage Skillet
The Keto Tuscan Sausage Skillet is a flavorful one-pan dinner that combines kielbasa sausage and spinach in a creamy Italian sauce. It's a versatile recipe that can be customized with different vegetables and spices. The dish is quick and easy to prepare, making it a convenient option for busy weeknight meals.
The addition of the creamy Tuscan sauce adds richness to the dish, and it can be served over low-carb noodles for a complete meal. Overall, this recipe offers a delicious and satisfying way to enjoy sausage in a keto-friendly way.
37. Stuffed Sausage
The Stuffed Sausage recipe is a quick and easy way to add a twist to traditional Italian sausage. By using kitchen shears to split open the casing and stuffing it with mozzarella cheese, this recipe creates a flavorful and cheesy sausage that is perfect for any night of the week.
The addition of marinara sauce adds a delicious touch. Overall, this recipe offers a simple and tasty option for sausage lovers.
38. Baked Ziti with Sausage
Baked Ziti with Sausage is a flavorful and easy-to-make dish that is sure to please the whole family. The Italian sausage adds a delicious taste to the sauce, while the combination of mozzarella and parmesan cheese creates a gooey and cheesy topping.
This recipe uses jarred pasta sauce and canned tomatoes for convenience, but the addition of onions and garlic adds a homemade touch. Overall, Baked Ziti with Sausage is a crowd-pleasing meal that is perfect for any occasion.
39. Italian Sausage Soup
Italian Sausage Soup is a flavorful and satisfying one-pot meal. Packed with Italian sausage, veggies, noodles, and parmesan cheese, this soup is a delicious addition to any dinner rotation. It can be easily customized with different types of meat and additional vegetables.
The recipe is quick and easy to prepare, making it a convenient option for busy weeknights. Overall, Italian Sausage Soup is a must-try for sausage lovers looking for a comforting and hearty meal.
40. Chicken Breakfast Sausage
The Chicken Breakfast Sausage recipe is a flavorful and healthy option for starting the day. Made with ground chicken and a simple homemade seasoning, these patties are easy to make and cook in just 15 minutes.
They can be frozen for future use or stored in the fridge for up to one week. Perfect for meal prep or a quick breakfast option.
41. Chicken Apple Sausage
Chicken Apple Sausage is a delicious and versatile ingredient that adds a unique twist to traditional sausage recipes. With its lighter texture, lower fat content, and touch of sweetness, it offers a delightful flavor profile.
From pasta dishes to stuffing, breakfast skillets to tacos, there are endless ways to incorporate this sausage into your meals. Whether you buy it from a store or make it yourself, Chicken Apple Sausage is a must-try ingredient for sausage lovers looking for something different.
42. Homemade Swojska Polish Kielbasa
The Homemade Swojska Polish Kielbasa is a standout recipe for those looking to make their own flavorful and well-textured sausage. With a combination of pork butt, beef chuck, and pork belly, this kielbasa delivers a rich taste that can be enjoyed on its own or paired with other dishes.
The addition of garlic, marjoram, black pepper, and kosher salt enhances the flavors even further. The recipe also recommends using Cure #1 for optimal results. Overall, this homemade Polish kielbasa is a must-try for sausage enthusiasts.
43. Homemade Smoked Kabanos Sausage
The Homemade Smoked Kabanos Sausage is a flavorful and delicious Polish sausage recipe. Made with a combination of lean and fatty pork, it has the perfect ratio for a juicy and tender texture.
The sausage is smoked for just the right amount of time to avoid overpowering the flavor, and then hung to dry for a week, resulting in a sausage that is reminiscent of dry-cured varieties. Overall, the Homemade Smoked Kabanos Sausage is a must-try for sausage lovers looking for a traditional Eastern European taste.
44. Stuffed Italian Sausage
Stuffed Italian Sausage is a flavorful and satisfying dish that is quick and easy to prepare. The sausages are stuffed with string cheese and baked in marinara sauce, resulting in a hearty and delicious meal. The recipe requires just a few ingredients and minimal prep time, making it perfect for busy weeknights.
Whether served in a bun, with peppers and onions, or on its own, this dish is sure to please the whole family. It is also low-carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free, catering to various dietary preferences. Overall, Stuffed Italian Sausage is a versatile and tasty option for sausage lovers.
45. Polish Sausage Dogs
Polish Sausage Dogs are a delicious twist on traditional hot dogs. Topped with caramelized onions, these thick Polish sausages are full of flavor and perfect for a quick and easy dinner.
The onions add a savory sweetness that complements the smoky sausage perfectly. Serve them in hot dog buns with mustard and ketchup for a satisfying meal the whole family will love.
46. Andouille Sausage
The Andouille sausage recipe is a winner. It captures the authentic flavors of Louisiana with its smoky, mahogany-colored meat. The seasoning is just right, providing a mild heat that lingers in the back of your mouth.
This sausage is perfect for adding flavor to dishes like gumbos and jambalayas. Making it at home is surprisingly easy, requiring fresh meat, basic seasonings, and patience for the hours of smoking. Overall, this recipe delivers on taste and authenticity.
47. Cabbage and Sausage
Cabbage and Sausage is a simple and flavorful skillet meal that combines the perfect match of salty, smoky sausage with tender sautéed cabbage. The combination of these two ingredients creates a delicious and satisfying dish that is loved by the whole family.
With minimal ingredients and a quick cooking time, this recipe is perfect for busy weeknight dinners. The addition of red wine vinegar adds a tangy twist, bringing all the flavors together. If you're looking for a no-fuss, tasty sausage recipe, Cabbage and Sausage is a must-try.
48. Air Fryer Sausage
Air Fryer Sausage is a simple and delicious recipe that requires only one ingredient – uncooked sausage. It is cooked in the air fryer at 360°F for a total of 11-12 minutes, resulting in juicy and flavorful sausages.
The recipe suggests using Italian sausages, but other varieties can be used as well. It is important to check the internal temperature to ensure they are cooked thoroughly. Overall, Air Fryer Sausage is a quick and convenient way to enjoy a tasty protein option.
49. Creamy Sausage Pasta
Creamy Sausage Pasta is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines sweet or spicy Italian sausage with roasted red peppers, spinach, and a creamy garlic Parmesan sauce. The addition of white wine and tomato paste adds depth to the flavors, while the choice of pasta allows for customization.
This recipe is versatile, allowing for substitutions and variations based on personal preferences. Overall, Creamy Sausage Pasta is a must-try for sausage lovers looking for a satisfying and comforting meal.
50. Sausage and Peppers
Sausage and Peppers is a classic Italian-American dish that combines flavorful Italian sausages with sweet bell peppers. This recipe can be easily customized to suit your spice preference, making it a versatile option for both spicy and mild food lovers.
The dish is traditionally served with onions and can be enjoyed on its own, on a bun, or paired with pasta, rice, or cauliflower rice. With simple ingredients and easy preparation, Sausage and Peppers is a delicious and satisfying meal option for any occasion.
51. Sausage Macaroni and Cheese
Sausage Macaroni and Cheese is a delicious and comforting dish that combines the flavors of cheesy macaroni, hearty sausage, and tangy tomatoes. It is a simple one-pot meal that can be prepared in less than 30 minutes, making it perfect for busy weeknights.
The Italian sausage adds a great flavor to the dish, while the cheddar cheese melts perfectly to create a creamy and cheesy texture. This recipe is a must-try for anyone who loves macaroni and cheese with a twist.