Pickled Sausage

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"This is a great treat my Hubby and his buddies enjoy when they get together. I usually serve this chopped into bite sized pieces along with other pickled meats, pickled eggs and a cheese tray. If gluten intolerant make sure you are using gluten free sausage."

Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (55 g)
  • Calories 44.6
  • Total Fat - 2.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1 g
  • Cholesterol - 8.3 mg
  • Sodium - 220.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 1.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 0.3 g
  • Protein - 2.3 g
  • Calcium - 9 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Boil the sausage until cooked through, about 25 to 30 minutes.

Step 2

In the meantime, bring the vinegar, hot sauce, vegetable cocktail, onion flakes, salt, mustard seed and hot pepper flakes to a boil; reduce heat and simmer covered for a couple of minutes.

Step 3

Place the bay leaf and garlic clove in a clean 1 litre mason jar.

Step 4

Drain the sausage and place in the jar.

Step 5

Pour the liquid into the jar up to the base of the rim of the jar, making sure the sausage is covered with liquid.

Step 6

Screw on the lid and allow cooling to room temperature before placing in the refrigerator.

Step 7

These will keep for a couple of months while refrigerated.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.


Wayne Peters

This pickled sausage recipe recipe reminds me of spicy Big John's you used to get at a gas station in a jar. Love it!!!

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(25 Sep 2019)