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Homemade Italian Sausage

Homamde Italian Sausage recipe creates a quick and easy mild sausage perfect for spaghetti sauce, pasta, pizza, casseroles, soups or sausage patties.
Course Meat
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Ground Italian Sausage, Homemade Italian Sausage, Italian Sausage Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 pound
Calories 1139kcal
Author Heather


  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground fennel seed
  • 1/8 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Measure spices onto a small plate or bowl.
  • Place ground pork in a medium size mixing bowl and add spices. Mix until spices are thoroughly incorporated.
  • Freeze or refrigerate until ready to use. Will keep uncooked in refrigerator for 2 days.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*
Recipe Notes
  • This recipe skips the casing and saves an immense amount of time. The casing is meant to keep the meat moist. If you use the sausage right away or store in an air tight container, you really can get away with out doing this extra step.


Calories: 1139kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 77g | Fat: 88g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Cholesterol: 320mg | Sodium: 1467mg | Potassium: 1082mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 5mg