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Spicy Lamb Sausage

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.

This recipe goes with Fried Olives Stuffed with Spicy Lamb Sausage

Coastal Living SEPTEMBER 2009

  • Yield: Makes about 1 1/4 cups
  • Cook time:8 Minutes
  • Prep time:2 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.


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