Another tasty sausage to add to your repertoire. Its name comes from its shape, long like a tongue. Adjust the heat by adding more cayenne if you like.
Combine all the ingredients except the casings and olive oil in a mixing bowl and mix well with your hands. Fry a small patty as a test and adjust seasonings to taste.
Using the sausage attachment on a heavy-duty mixer, stuff the casings with the mixture and twist and tie to make
Heat the grill or broiler. If the sausages are in casings, prick with a fork 2 to 3 times and brush with oil. Grill or broil the sausages 3 to 4 minutes each side until cooked through. For meatballs, sauté in a little oil over high heat.
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