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Homemade Italian Sausage

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Homemade Italian Sausage
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Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 8
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 pound ground turkey (or use all pork)
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, crushed slightly
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more if you want it hotter
  • 2 teaspoons ground sage
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ cup white wine
  1. If you are using two different types of ground meat, use a fork to mix them well before adding other ingredients. Then, combine all ingredients together, mixing to ensure spices are evenly distributed throughout the meat. Either fill in clean casings, shape into balls, or use loose.