Mild Italian Sausage Seasoning

This recipe is a basic seasoning for one pound of ground chicken or pork. Recipe can easily be doubled, tripled, etc. and stored in a sealed glass container for later use.
Mild Italian Sausage Seasoning

  • ¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp dried sage
  • ½ tsp dried Italian seasoning
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • a small pinch dried red pepper flakes (can use more if desired)
  • ¼ tsp crushed anise seed 
  • 1/8 tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp minced dried onion
  • ½ tsp salt
  1. Crush anise seed (either place in a ziploc bag and roll over with a rolling pin or use a mortar and pestle).
  2. Mix ingredients in a bowl prior to mixing with 1 (one) pound ground pork or 1 (one) pound ground chicken.

    Note: If you have already prepared a large amount of the spice blend ahead of time, use only 3 tsp.