Spicy Lamb Sausage

Looking for an exciting new appetizer to serve at your next get-together? Or, trying to impress your guests this holiday season? Try this Spicy Lamb Sausage recipe. It makes a great filling for Fried Olives or can stand alone as spicy lamb sausage balls.


Makes about 1 1/4 cups

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 2 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes


1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
1 1/2 pounds ground lamb
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon hot paprika
1/4 teaspoon cumin
1/8 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes or until golden brown. Add garlic, and cook 1 minute. Add sherry vinegar; cook 2 minutes, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet; cool slightly.

2. Combine lamb and next 6 ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir in onion mixture.