Linguica Portuguese Sausage

Total Time
Prep 24 hrs
Cook 2 hrs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut pork into cubes, separating lean meat and fat.
  2. Measure or weigh; you should have equal parts, or 2 pounds each, fat and lean meat.
  3. Grind coarsely.
  4. Combine ground meat in large bowl with remaining ingredients, and mix well with your hands or a heavy spoon.
  5. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or overnight.
  6. Shape into patties or links.


Most Helpful

excellent can't get linguica in w.v and i sure missed it this comes really close.i have a stove top smoker and put it in for about an hour .gave it a nice smokey taste

donna8686 March 04, 2003

This review is from my husband.He loves this recipe.We cannot find linguica here,and he was so excited I found this,he made it right away.He says it is great.

Divinemom5 January 09, 2002

I've made linguiÇa many times, but never this way!!! I add bay leafs red wine, but not the cinnamon,or cloves ,nor do we use the water.. and of course it has to be smoked

Mia #3 September 28, 2008

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