Do-It-Yourself Homemade Italian Sausage Recipe

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Italian sausage bought from the deli counter is so fragrant and flavorful, but it is also a bit expensive. Since we live on a farm, I decided to make my own Italian sausage concoction with our home raised meat. I'm so excited to share my delicious experiment! Watch for more recipes to come… using my special Italian Sausage blend. 

Yield: 3.5#

Do It Yourself Italian Sausage

Do It Yourself Italian Sausage


  • 2# Ground Beef
  • 1 1/2# Ground Pork
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 3 tsp Jane’s Krazy Original Mixed-Up Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried Basil sweet leaf, crushed
  • 1 tsp dried Thyme leaf, crushed
  • 1 tsp dried Oregano leaf, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 small bunch Fresh Parsley, chopped


In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well using your hands.

To bring out enhanced flavor of your dried herbs, crush them in the palm of your hand with your fingers; as shown.

I like to chop my fresh parsley with a kitchen shears.

Use this in your favorite recipes calling for Italian Sausage.


Watch for my delicious recipes using this Italian Sausage blend:

  • Italian Sausage Bow-Tie Pasta
  • Nana Kay’s Meatloaf

Homemade Italian Sausage

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