Sweet Italian Pork Sausage


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Recipe by: Chef John V., A Good Cooking Recipe!

History: Less fatty than commercially prepared. So easy to make---you will never buy store made again.

Description: All natural homemade Italian style sweet sausage!

Serving size: about 6 patties

Preparation time: about 30 minutes


1 lb. fresh ground pork, about 75 % lean 
1 tsp. ground black pepper, fresh ground if possible 
1 1/2 tsp. salt 
1 tsp. sugar dissolved with 2 tsp. cold water 
1 tbsp. parsley, chopped coarsely 
1 tbsp. basil, fresh and chopped like the parsley 
tsp. oregano, dried 
2 dashes nutmeg 


Mix all ingredients well, then form into 6 equal portions and press into patties. Brown on both sides and cook through. Use in your favorite recipes! 

For hot sausage---add 1 tsp. paprika, 1 tsp. crushed fennel seeds, 1 tsp. dried hot pepper flakes with no seeds and 1 tsp. chopped garlic

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