Homemade Bacon and Venison Sausage

Homemade Bacon and Venison Sausage

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Making your own sausage sounds intimidating, but with the right tools, it’s a cinch. Our version is made with venison, spices and dry aged bacon.

Homemade Bacon and Venison Sausage
45 mins
Prep Time
1 hr
Total Time
Contains Gluten icon
Gluten Free


Amount / QuantityIngredients
1 pound

Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon

4 pounds

Ground Venison Meat

1 cup

Ice Water

2 tablespoons


1 ounce

Kosher Salt

1 tablespoon

Onion Powder

1 teaspoon

White Pepper

2 teaspoons

Hungarian Paprika

1/2 teaspoon


1/2 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Black Pepper

1/2 teaspoon

Garlic Powder

10 Feet

Hog Casings, soaked in tepid water


  1. Cut bacon into 1/8-inch pieces or run through small plate on grinder. Mix bacon, venison, water, and spices together in large bowl. Mix until it becomes sticky in appearance, about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.

  2. Using a hand held or electric stuffer, stuff meat mixture into hog casing, twist every other link to form 6-inch links.

  3. Cook sausages on grill or on stovetop for 15 to 20 minutes or until internal temperature is 160°F.

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