Add Sausage to Your Menu and Spice up Any Meal - National Pork Board


Sausage is seasoned ground pork and comes from a variety of cuts including the shoulder, butt, and loin.

Cooking Sausage

You can find sausage in a variety of delicious recipes! Add sausage to your menu and spice up any weeknight meal. It comes pre-seasoned and ready-to-cook or you can make your own sausage from scratch.

To make homemade sausage, combine ground pork with your favorite seasonings — it will absorb any flavor you throw at it.

Sausage has a wide range of ethnic varieties, so you can ignite your tastebuds and experience new, authentic flavors at home!

    • Andouille (French/Cajun)
    • Bratwurst (German)
    • Chorizo (Mexican and Spanish)

Popular cooking methods for Pork Sausage include grilling, roasting, sautéing, and stewing. When cooking sausage, cook to an internal temperature of 160° F to ensure doneness.

Cooking tip: To prevent the meat from sticking on the grill, use clean racks and coat them with vegetable oil or a nonstick vegetable oil spray.

Popular Sausage Recipes

Cast Iron Whole Hog Hash
sausagebaconham30 min8 ingredients4 servings
Chorizo Meatballs with Manchego Cheese
chorizo45 mins6 servingsMexican cuisine9 ingredients
Instant Pot Cauliflower Rice Jambalaya
andouille sausage25 min8 servingsInstant Pot