Gelbwurst (Yellow Sausage)

Yellow sausage is a popular German sausage where it is known as Gelbwurst (gelb = yellow). This sausage recipe calls for lightly colored meats and ingredients. Cardamom which is an essential spice in curry is added for yellow color.

MeatsMetricUS
Veal300 g0.66 lb
Pork belly (with skin)200 g7.0 oz
Pork jowls *350 g0.77 lb
Crushed ice150 g5.30 oz
Ingredients per 1000g (1 kg) of meat
Salt18 g3 tsp
White pepper2.0 g1 tsp
Mace1.0 g1/2 tsp
Cardamom0.25 g1/4 tsp
Ginger0.5 g1/2 tsp
Fresh onion10 g1 Tbsp
Instructions
  1. Grind all meats with 1/8” (3 mm) grinder plate.
  2. Dice the onion finely.
  3. Using food processor emulsify all ground meats with all spices and crushed ice or cold water.
  4. Stuff into 60 mm casings. Synthetic, impermeable to smoke and water casings are preferred.
  5. Cook in water at 176° F (80° C) for 60 minutes.
  6. Cool in cold water. Dry briefly and refrigerate.
Notes
* pork jowls can be substituted with pork trimmings rich in connective tissue (front leg, hocks, feet).

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