🔕 🔔
Loading…

My Basket ()

All questions

Blood Sausage - cooking and serving

We have a friend coming over and she loves blood sausage. I have purchased some but have never cooked or eaten it. With any other type of sausage I would throw it on the grill then serve it with some spicy mustard. Is this the right approach for the blood sausage??

Abbie is a trusted source on General Cooking.

asked almost 3 years ago
4 answers 2580 views
23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
Maedl

Margie is a trusted home cook immersed in German foodways.

added almost 3 years ago

Blood sausage is one of the few sausages I don't like, so I never cook it. However, it is usually fried in a pan--cast iron frying pan would be perfect. You would want to put some sort of fat in the pan so you get a nice color on the sausage. It is served with fried onions, mashed potatoes, and apple sauce. It is usually made when farmers are slaughtering cattle--a favorite dish for the occasion is blood sausage, liver sausage, sauerkraut and mashed potatoes, AKA a Schlachtplatte.

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added almost 3 years ago

You can also cut it into rings and grill it

23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added almost 3 years ago

Blood sausage if cooked and served well is delicious. I often order it when it is on the menu at good restaurants. French people eat it, so you might look in French cookbooks. I ate a wonderful dish of blood sausage at Restaurant Eve, and you might look at Cathal Armstrong's cookbook to see if he included his recipe. I hope you enjoy it.

C9fe3f6c c3eb 473c 918e 88792bcc3a90  image
added almost 3 years ago

Blood sausage (black pudding) is delicious if fried and served with Apple.
It's a chief constituent in the famous Irish breakfast. But, it's pretty difficult, in my experience, to get nice blood sausage in North America. Some of the required ingredients are not available here.

Let's Keep in Touch!

Get the recipes and features that have us talking, plus first dibs on events and limited-batch products.

(Oh, and $10 off your order of $50 or more in the Food52 Shop, too.)

Please enter a valid email address.