Sweet Italian Sausage

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    2¾ pounds

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

  • About

Unless you live near an Italian pork butcher who makes his own sausages with Old World dedication, you will never taste better sweet Italian sausages than you can make yourself. The reputation of this widely manufactured sausage has suffered from indifferent commercial production, so you may not be wholly captivated by the idea of making your own. But we are convinced that the flavors of fine fresh pork and aromatic fennel seed combine to make one of the most distinctive of the world’s fres