Hot Italian Sausage

Pepper is the key to this hot Italian sausage recipe. Don’t worry if you’re not all about the heat, substitutions can easily be made to achieve your spice preference.

italian sausage on griddle

Hot Italian Sausage

4.75 from 4 votes
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Protein: Pork
Cut: Ground Pork
Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Keto, Paleo, Whole30
Course: Meal Prep


  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Ground Pork
  • 2 tsp chili pepper paste / harissa
  • tsp ground fennel
  • tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly, your clean hands or glove covered hands work best.
  • Cook immediately or store raw in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 3 days.

Chef Tips:

  • Spicy paprika can be used instead of chili paste / harissa
  • Depending on your spice preferance you can add more or less chili paste / harissa
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