Italian Sausage

Italian sausage is often associated with the popular pizza topping and sandwich filling, but there's so much more to this spicy meat. From stuffing and casseroles to dips, breads, and sauces, these Italian sausage recipes are simply sensational.

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Italian Sausage Lasagna

Let Johnsonville Sausage Expert Joe shows you how to make Italian Sausage Lasagna for that special someone! (Of course, it's also perfect for dinner with family or friends, too.)

Spicy Italian Sausage Queso

Impress your kids (and their friends) with this Spicy Sausage Queso Dip. See how easy it is to make using Johnsonville Hot Italian Sausage. Goes perfect with chips, garlic toast, veggies and more!

Italian Sausage Stuffing

Start a new family tradition with this Italian Sausage Stuffing! See how easy it is to make using Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

Italian Sausage Rigatoni

Learn how to turn everyday rigatoni into something special with Johnsonville Italian Sausage Links. With just a few simple ingredients, you can make an Italian classic your family will love.

How to Cook Italian Sausage

Italian sausage comes in countless varieties, including familiar types like pepperoni and salami; the kind of sausage most people refer to when they speak of how to cook Italian sausage is "sweet Italian," "spicy Italian" or "hot Italian" (the latter two are typically the same), and it's found in the pork section of the supermarket. Typically made with pork, peppers and Italian seasonings, Italian sausage is most commonly used in pasta dishes or as a topping for pizza, but it can be the centerpiece of many other dishes as well.

Hearty Italian Sausage Casserole: 30-Minute Meal

Making an Italian sausage casserole (click here for the recipe) is the easy way to satisfy the whole family while also making sure that you don't spend more time in the kitchen than is necessary. And how much time is that? We say 30 minutes max.

Baked Cavatelli

Better Homes and Gardens

This quick and easy cavatelli casserole recipe uses simple but tasty ingredients such as fresh mozzarella and sausage.

How to Cook Italian Sausage Sliders

If you're looking for a winning Super Bowl snack, these italian sausage sliders are what you need!

Italian Sausage Ban Finally Lifted: Buon Appetito!

Real Italian salumi -- the kind you actually pick in Italy from artisanal producers, not salami, the kind you buy in a package at the store -- is going legal on May 28, after a ban of nearly four decades. But you already eat lots of salami, you're thinking. True, but now you can bring the homemade stuff back -- legally -- without having to hide it in your luggage, according to NPR's website, The Salt.

Italian Sausage and Peppers with Penne

Prego Italian Sauce

Sauteed sausage, peppers and onions are mixed with traditional Italian sauce to make a flavorful topper for hot cooked pasta.

Total: 50 mins

Sausage-Stuffed Green Peppers

Prego Italian Sauce

A savory combination of sweet Italian sausage, onion, oregano, and mozzarella cheese is tucked into tender green peppers and topped with tomato sauce for an easy-to-make version of this hearty classic.

Total: 1 hr

Firehouse Meat Loaf

Better Homes and Gardens

Prepared pasta sauce tops a cheese stuffed meat loaf for a home-style dinner with an Italian twist.

Grilled Italian Sausages with Peperonata

Betty Crocker

Go for grilled sausages Italian style, with lots of onion, garlic, peppers and olives.

Total: 45 mins

Tuscan Sausage and Rigatoni

Prego Italian Sauce

Rigatoni is topped with an Italian sauce, flavored with sausage, mushroom and peas to make a hearty dish that's ready in less than 1/2 hour.

Total: 25 mins

Italian Sausage Recipes to Spice Up Your Life

Is there any meat with more oomph than Italian sausage? (Hint: no.) Regular sausage is already great; add a burst of basil, oregano, and--especially--fennel seeds, and you've got got an immortal ingredient.

Sausage and Sage Arancini Risotto Balls

Family Circle

Arancini, fried risotto balls, are a classic Italian delicacy. This version hides yummy sausage meat and fontina cheese inside the bite-sized appetizers.

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