For standard sausage, mix 3-4 tablespoons of seasoning per pound of meat. If you like your Italian sausage hot, add crushed red chile peppers at the rate of ½ to 1 tsp. per pound of meat, or add fresh minced garlic or basil for customize your sausage. These Italian spices are great for pizza sausage, spaghetti sauce, sausage and peppers, or grilled sausage patties topped with mozzarella and giardiniera.
Making your own sausage lets you make it healthier; try using lean meats like ground turkey or chicken instead of the traditional pork, or even going vegetarian with a meat substitute..
This Italian sausage seasoning is hand mixed from: salt, fennel, oregano, garlic, onion, sugar, chiles, paprika, savory. Sodium content: 500 mg per teaspoon.