Homemade Italian Sausage (Whole30 & Paleo)

This homemade italian sausage is  Whole30 and paleo. It is gluten free and sugar free and is the best way to have a healthy Italian sausage on hand. This recipe uses a few staple ingredients you likely already have on hand and is fast and easy to make. Plus it can be frozen for later or used right away! Stop looking for paleo italian sausage at the store and make your own!

  • Author: paleobailey
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 pound 1x
  • Category: pork
  • Method: stovetop
  • Diet: Gluten Free


  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 2 tablespoons oil (olive oil or avocado oil)
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons fennel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (or to taste)


  1. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients, except the oil, thoroughly with your hands
  2. Add oil to a skillet over medium heat
  3. Cook the sausage mix about 8 minutes until browned and break down clumps
  4. Drain the grease


  • Make in bulk and freeze in pound or half pound portions for later
  • Make the seasoning in bulk ahead of time to have on hand for later

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