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Grilled German Sausage with aSmoky Traeger Twist

Difficulty 2/5
Prep time 20 mins

Cook time 2 hrs
Serves 8-12

Hardwood Hickory

Grab the kids and use their helpful hands to form your own sausage links with this delicious homemade sausage recipe.


4 lbs ground pork (80% lean 20% fat)

1 lb ground veal or ground beef

2 tbsp Jacobsen Salt

1 tsp Instacure or Morton's Tenderquick curing salt

1 tbsp ground nutmeg

2 tsp ground mace

1 tsp ground ginger

1 cup cold milk

2 eggs

1 cup non-fat dry milk powder


Combine salt, tenderquick, nutmeg, mace and ginger in a large pitcher or small bowl.

Add the milk and eggs and beat until well combined. Pour the egg mixture over the ground meat and mix gently.

Using your hands, mix in the milk powder until evenly distributed.

Form the meat into sausage links.

When ready to cook, set the temperature to 450°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

Smoke for approximately 2 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 175 degrees F.

Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve. Enjoy!

*Cook times will vary depending on set and ambient temperatures.

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