Italian Venison and Bacon Sausage Recipe

You're going to love this venison sausage recipe because it includes bacon and has an Italian kick of flavor.

Italian Venison and Bacon Sausage Recipe
Making your own sausage at home is a great way to use any venison scraps you may have. (Shutterstock photo)

Serves: 10-12
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 pounds venison scraps
  • 2 pounds of lean bacon
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • ½ tablespoon black pepper
  • ½ tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary, minced
  • ½ cup Italian parsley
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 8 ounces (8 feet) sausage casings

Directions:

  1. Run the venison through the largest holes of the grinder and do the same with the bacon.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the venison and bacon with your hands until well blended. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix just until blended.
  3. Chill mixture for 30 minutes.
  4. Set up a sausage stuffer and attach the casing to the funnel feeder. Begin stuffing the sausage into the casing and twist every 4 inches. Keep the diameter about 1 inch to insure proper cooking. Prick sausage with a pin all over.
  5. Chill venison sausages until ready to cook.

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