How to Make Sausages From Scratch

Make your own sausages so you know what's in them Ask your butcher to order pig intestine for bigger sausages, ask for lamb intestine for smaller sausages.

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How to Make Sausages From Scratch Recipe
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I have chosen minced pork for my sausages. You can use any mince you want, lamb,beef, chicken and so on.

I have chosen minced pork for my sausages. You can use any mince you want, lamb,beef, chicken and so on.

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My intestines were salted so I rinsed the salt off by placing them in warm water. I have hung the end of the intestines over the side of the bowl to make it easier to find them.

My intestines were salted so I rinsed the salt off by placing them in warm water. I have hung the end of the intestines over the side of the bowl to make it easier to find them.

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Add salt to your mince and knead the mince like it was a dough. You want the proteins in the mince to form chains to make the mince absorb more liquid.

Add salt to your mince and knead the mince like it was a dough. You want the proteins in the mince to form chains to make the mince absorb more liquid.

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It is not easy to see, but if you look closely you can see the chains I'm talking about. Tap the picture to get a closer look

It is not easy to see, but if you look closely you can see the chains I'm talking about. Tap the picture to get a closer look

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Whisk together the milk and eggs and mix it in the mince.

Whisk together the milk and eggs and mix it in the mince.

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Add flour, finely chopped onions and pepper. You can add any spice you want, nutmeg, chilli, paprika and so on. You can also add herbs like thyme, sage, dill and so on.

Add flour, finely chopped onions and pepper. You can add any spice you want, nutmeg, chilli, paprika and so on. You can also add herbs like thyme, sage, dill and so on.

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Here is your sausage meat ready to go in to the intestine.

Here is your sausage meat ready to go in to the intestine.

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Fry a small meat ball to taste if you need more salt, pepper or other spices.

Fry a small meat ball to taste if you need more salt, pepper or other spices.

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I poured water thru the intestine to see if there was a hole. As you can see there was not.

I poured water thru the intestine to see if there was a hole. As you can see there was not.

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This is my sausage making devise. String the intestine onto the mouth of the bottle

This is my sausage making devise. String the intestine onto the mouth of the bottle

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Do not over stuff your sausages, the meat will expand when you fry or boil them and cause your sausages to split if there is too much meat inside

Do not over stuff your sausages, the meat will expand when you fry or boil them and cause your sausages to split if there is too much meat inside

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Remember to tie a knot in both ends.

Remember to tie a knot in both ends.

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This is the amount of sausages you will get out of 500 g minced meat.

This is the amount of sausages you will get out of 500 g minced meat.

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Now you know what's in your sausages

Now you know what's in your sausages

Ingredients

500 Grams Minced pork  
200 Milliliters Milk may be more 
1 Onions 
2 Eggs 
2 Tablespoons Flour 
Salt and pepper to taste 
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