Venison Bratwurst Sausage

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Aroostook

Simply the best sausage recipe we have tried. Great to make and freeze.

Top Review by SLS5781

After trying about 8 different recipe's, this was the best. I did change the meat to three pounds ground venison and 1 pound ground beef suet. The Spice mix is excellent. In one batch I added a ground hot pepper, and in one batch I used beer instead of milk. All were excellent.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs ground deer meat (ground)
  • 2 lbs pork butt (ground)
  • 1 large onion, minced
  • 12 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 12 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seed
  • 12 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 teaspoon marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 23 cup milk
  • casing, soaked in water for two hours and rinsed thoroughly (place casing end over tap and letting water run through)


  1. Mix ingredients thoroughly and place meat mixture into food grinder gradually (This is better if you have two people).
  2. Place casing end over stuffing tube and hold.
  3. Turn grinder on and when casing starts to fill with air, stop machine and squeeze air out.
  4. Tie end off.
  5. Push meat thru steadily, filling casing.
  6. Let sausage coil as you fill.
  7. Gently pinch casing and twist 3-4 times.
  8. Grill or simmer 20-30 minutes until well done.

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