Sweet Italian Sausage

Cuisinart original

For Hot Italian Sausage

add 1 to 2 teaspoons of crushed red pepper to the mixture.

Makes about 3 pounds of sausage or 15 to 16 sausage links


Makes about 3 pounds of sausage or 15-16 sausage links


3         pounds pork butt, cubed into 1-inch pieces

2         garlic cloves, finely chopped

2            tablespoons fennel seeds, toasted

3            tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

2¼      teaspoons kosher  salt

1         teaspoon paprika

1            teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2            tablespoons dry white wine

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per 4 ounce. serving:

Calories 217 (45% from fat)

  • Carb. 1g • pro. 28g • fat 11g
  • Sat. fat 4g • chol. 97mg • sod. 388mg
    • Calc. 18mg • fiber 0g



  1. Mix ingredients together well in a large stainless bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Once meat has rested, assemble the meat grinder fitted with the medium plate. Attach meat grinder to the mixer. Turn the stand mixer to Speed 3 and grind all ingredients into a mixing bowl.
  3. Form into patties, use crumbled or make into sausage links.