Italian Peperonata Sausage

I love a good Italian sausage. This sausage recipe was sent to us by Cuore di Cioccolato (another fellow YouTuber) and I just love it. This sausage is seasoned very simply and packed with flavors from a rich tomato and sweet peperonata sauce.

A great way to enjoy this fresh sausage in on the grill with a touch of light smoke. However you enjoy this sausage remember that sausage freezes great. Just place the sausage in a vac sealed bag and freeze it for later!!

Follow basic sausage preparation practices when making this sausage.
  1. Clean and Sanitize all of your equipment.
  2. Keep your meat and grinder parts super cold (below 34F)
  3. Any liquid that is added to the mince needs to be ice cold
  4. Mix your very chilled meat and seasonings till the mince becomes very tacky
  5. Stuff the mince into sausage casings and prick out any air pockets
  6. Cook till the internal temperature reaches 155F

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Italian Peperonata

An Italian Fresh Sausage
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time20 mins

If you are making sausage adjust the servings to reflect the total weight of your meat and fat

Servings: 3200 grams


For the Peperonata Sauce

  • 150 g yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 150 g red bell pepper chopped
  • 150 g red onion diced
  • 4 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 20 each cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt (or to taste)

For the sausage


For the Peperonata Sauce

  • In a sauce pan add the olive oil, onions, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, and salt. Cover and cook on a medium heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • After 30 minutes remove the lid and continue cooking till the water has evaporated. Once the water has evaporated remove the peperonata sauce from the heat and allow to cool completely.

For the Sausage

  • Clean your meat of any silver skin, sinew, arteries and cut into small strips or cubes.  Place in the freezer for an hour or until the temp reaches 32f – 34F.
    Add your seasonings and any liquid to your mince meat and mix till it becomes very tacky.  If you grab a small handful it will stick to your hand if you hold your hand upside down.
    Stuff your mince meat into the casings, link, and prick out any air pockets.
    Cook and enjoy.
  • Prepare all of your seasonings and clean and rehydrate your casings
  • Grind your very chilled meat on a course plate (10mm)
  • Add your seasonings, the chilled wine, and the chilled peperonata sauce to your mince meat and mix till it becomes very tacky. 
  • Stuff your mince meat into the casings, link, and prick out any air pockets.
  • Smoke on a BBQ Grill (300F) till the internal temp reaches 150F
  • Enjoy

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