How to Make Homemade Sausage

Homemade Sausages for the Barbecue and Grill
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Ingredients

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2 lbs Pork with fat, ¼ diced, ¾ ground
2 lbs Beef well marbled beef, ¼ diced, ¾ ground
6-12 oz Bacon optional
3 tsp Sea salt
1 tbsp whole yellow Mustard seed
1 tsp Black pepper
½ tsp Seasoning favorite salt free meat seasoning
1 cup Water ice cold
2 Natural hog casings about 10-12 feet total

Nutritional information

1046
Calories
45.6g
Fat
406mg
Cholesterol
2766mg
Sodium
4.9g
Carbohydrate
149g
Protein
4 pounds
of sausage links
Ingredients

How to Make Homemade Sausage

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Elevate your cooking skills with our Homemade Sausage recipe and show off your new creation at your next barbecue party. In fact, these sausages are so good, you’ll probably want through a party just to enjoy these delicious bites!

Made with a combination of pork with fat, marbled beef and bacon that is seasoned with yellow mustard seeds, black pepper and your favorite meat seasoning.

To make Homemade Sausage, you will need the following ingredients:

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Steps to make How to Make Homemade Sausage

1
Done
90

Firm meats

Place 2 pounds of pork with fat and 2 pounds of beef, evenly, on a baking sheet, cover with plastic wrap and freeze for about 1½ hours until firm but not frozen solid.

2
Done
30

Prepare appliances

Place all meat grinder appliance parts in the freezer and refrigerate a mixing bowl at least 30 minutes before using.

3
Done
60

Prepare casing

Rinse 2 natural hog casings to remove salt and run warm water all the way through. Soak the casings in warm water at about 90 ˚F for at least 1 hour until soft and slick. Set casings aside, in the water, until ready to use.

4
Done
10

Dice meat

Remove ⅓ of the pork and beef from the freezer, dice into ¼ thick pieces and place in the chilled mixing bowl.

5
Done
10

Chop and grind meat

Chop the remaining ⅔ of pork and beef into 2-inch pieces and then transfer to a meat grinder. Grind the chopped meat then add to the chilled bowl.

6
Done
3

Grind bacon

Grind bacon, if you are using and add to the chilled bowl with the pork and beef.

7
Done
1

Season

Sprinkle 3 teaspoons of salt, 1 tablespoon of yellow mustard seeds, 1 teaspoon of black pepper and ½ teaspoon of meat seasoning or other meat seasoning. Use your hands to mix for about 30 seconds until well combined.

8
Done
2

Add water

Pour in 1 cup of water and once again, use your hands to mix everything together for about 1 minute or if using a paddle attachment, mix on speed 1 for about 1 minute until the meat mixture comes together.

9
Done
10

Refrigerate

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a few minutes while you set up your sausage maker.

10
Done
5

Test seasoning

Form a small patty and sauté on a hot skillet to taste and adjust the seasonings.

11
Done
5

Prepare casing for stuffing

Lightly grease the outside of the sausage tube attachment with oil and then thread 1 prepared soaked sausage case over the tube, leaving a 6-inch hanging piece off the end. Do not tie this end.

12
Done
10

Plunge meat and stuff casing

Remove the meat mixture from the refrigerator and set the mixer speed to 4. Add the meat mixture while pushing down with the plunger and adding more as you go. Carefully, use one hand to stuff the meat mixture into the casing and one hand to guide the casings. Fill firmly but do not overstuff and take care to remove any air bubbles.

13
Done
3

Seal

Seal the ends by pinching, twisting and spinning to make small sausage links then tie kitchen string if desired. You may also use traditional coil, if you wish.

14
Done
1

Prick

Use a sausage poker to prick holes about every 2-inches, especially where there may be air bubbles, to prevent any bursting.

15
Done
40

Bake/grill/barbecue and Serve

Bake, grill, barbecue or saute your homemade sausage.

16
Done

Store

Refrigerate for 3-5 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

These Homemade Sausages are so good, I doubt you’ll ever be buying mass produced sausages again! Feeling proud of your accomplishments! We are too, so share some pictures with us and tag us online with our hashtag #cookmerecipes!

Jeff is a 38-year-old bachelor who prefers not to waste his time on salads and light meals. He’s a true carnivore who knows how to enjoy food to the max! Jeff will tell you how to cook rich and filling meals from scratch, bringing some real meaty decadence to your kitchen. His recipes are sure to satisfy every meat lover!

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