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12 Vienna sausage recipes that should hook you at your first mouthful

12 Vienna sausage recipes that should hook you at your first mouthful

Vienna sausage is a fantastic ingredient that can help add excitement to your favorite kitchen recipes. It features a unique flavor and texture that’s quite similar to hot dogs

These sausages boast a mixture of ground pork and beef, stuffed in a thin casing, and smoked or parboiled. They’re often added in a breakfast meal, along with your scrambled eggs and bacon.  

If you’re wondering what to make with Vienna sausage, wonder no more!

From pigs in a blanket to nachos to pancakes, these delectable Vienna sausage recipes are tasty enough to hook you at your first mouthful.  

1. Pigs in a blanket

You’re not having a real party if you don’t serve these pineapple pigs in a blanket at the table. 

The recipe features Vienna sausages, pineapple jam, sriracha, and green onions all wrapped in spring roll wrappers. The citrus flavor of pineapple jam blends perfectly with the saltiness of the sausage. 

Also, there’s no need for you to prepare a dipping sauce for the lumpia since it’s already filled with sriracha and pineapple jam. 

Here’s the recipe.

2. Vienna nachos

There are good recipes for Vienna sausage, but have you tried eating these Vienna nachos?

You’re missing out if you failed to secure one. It has a burst of flavor coming from its main ingredients such as Jalapeño beans, Vienna sausages, and pico de gallo. 

Meanwhile,  a sweet and creamy touch from cheddar cheese is expected to convince you to grab some more bite.  

Nachos are delicious on their own, but pairing them with guacamole quinoa salad and mango salsa can step up your nacho game. 

Check out the recipe here.

3. Sausage mac and cheese

If you enjoy cooking with Vienna sausage, then this next dish is the perfect addition to your sausage collection. 

This recipe isn’t your typical mac and cheese as it features Vienna sausages, black beans, and spices. These ingredients go well with the mac and cheese dinner, culminating in a nice creamy flavor to the overall dish. 

It’s more enjoyable to eat them with greens such as blacked broccoli or arugula salad.  

Get this recipe.

4. Pickled sausage

You’re not a Vienna sausage fan if you haven’t eaten this pickled sausage. 

The meaty flavor of the sausage complements the sour taste of vinegar. Adding red chilies to the dish creates a hint of heat and excitement. 

Pickled sausage is also easy to create! All you have to do is to boil the vinegar-water mixture, let it cool down, then combine them with the sausages!

Quick tip: Never pour a hot mixture on the sausages to avoid overcooking them. 

Find full details about this recipe here.

5. Bread Vienna sausage rolls

These bread Vienna sausage rolls have similarities with the pigs in a blanket. But instead of spring roll wrappers, the Vienna sausages are wrapped with crustless bread slices along with the shredded cheddar. 

The secret behind the crispy texture of these sausage rolls is the whisked eggs coating. While the seven spice and spring onion garnish enhance the overall flavor profile of the rolls. 

Get the recipe here.

6. Vienna sausage breakfast

This recipe is quite popular when it comes to Vienna sausage breakfast recipes. Why? It’s packed with interesting flavors that are so addicting!

The egg mixture that consists of eggs, dried onion flakes, black pepper, milk, and salt, is the recipe’s highlight. It mixes with the meaty flavor of the sausages quite solidly.

To achieve a complete meal, serve this dish with toasted bread on its side.

Find full details of the recipe here

7. Arroz con salchichas

If you’re looking for tasty Vienna sausage dinner recipes, you shouldn’t skip the Arroz con salchichas!

It’s a rice-based dish that is filled with bacon (Yay!), red pepper, spices, corn kernels, and Vienna sausages. The addition of sofrito adds a more complex flavor to the rice that’s cooked in ham broth. 

Here’s the recipe.

8. Vienna sausage soup

Who ever expects that Vienna sausage is a good choice for soup? 

This Vienna sausage soup recipe mixes yellow onion, celery, rice, chicken broth, tomatoes, kidney beans, and spices, resulting in a flavor-packed and satisfying dish. 

It’s super hearty so serving them at your next family gathering is sure a big hit! It’s also a perfect dish to keep you warm during winter nights.  

Check out the recipe here.

9. Fideo with Vienna sausage

This Mexican-style pasta recipe is sure to make everyone’s jaw drop at the dinner table once you serve them with french bread or potato rolls. 

The dish may look intimidating, but it’s actually pretty simple to put together. 

The unique taste and flavor of this pasta come from Vienna sausages, Fideo macaroni, onions, and bell pepper. The taste is more enhanced with the rich flavor of the tomato sauce. 

Here’s the recipe.

10. Sausage and potato skillet

Sausage and potato into one recipe? That looks like ultimate comfort food!

This sausage and potato skillet recipe is a scrumptious breakfast meal often served with scrambled eggs or garlic bread on its side. 

In addition to potato and sausage, other ingredients that make this skillet worth-consuming are onions, spices, and paprika. Adding carrots, garlic, or any ingredient to your liking turns out amazing too. Enjoy!

Check out the recipe here.

11. Vienna sausage and beef bread boats

When it comes to party food, nothing beats this Vienna sausage and beef bread boats. It’s so easy to make and so tasty!

The bread boats are loaded with lots of melting mozzarella, bacon, onions, ground beef, white wine vinegar, and baguettes. This complex mix of flavors will have you feeling like there’s a party in your mouth!

Here’s the recipe.

12. Vienna sausage pancakes

Make your morning meal one to remember when you whip up a batch of these fluffy Vienna sausage-inspired pancakes. 

It’s topped with cheddar cheese and chopped sweet peppers, making your morning fun and exciting too! Serve them warm in bed with orange juice and fruits on its side. 

I’m a big fan of pancakes and this Aunt Jemima pancake is my proof. 

Full details about these sausage pancakes here.

The bottom line

Unlike hot dogs, Vienna sausage is one of those ingredients that’s being taken for granted in the culinary world. 

Honestly, I can’t consider myself a big fan of Vienna sausage, but when I found out about it online, it’s like an eye-opener to me. I hope you feel the same too!

Whether you opt for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, these twelve recipes with Vienna sausage will ensure to satisfy you at the end of the meal.  

12 Awesome Ways To Use Vienna Sausage

12 Awesome Ways To Use Vienna Sausage

Here's a collection of tasty Vienna sausage recipes that can hook you at your first mouthful. Follow this recipe guide and unlock them all now.


  • Pigs in a blanket
  • Vienna nachos
  • Sausage mac and cheese
  • Pickled sausage
  • Bread Vienna sausage rolls
  • Vienna sausage breakfast
  • Arroz con salchichas
  • Vienna sausage soup
  • Fideo with Vienna sausage
  • Sausage and potato skillet
  • Vienna sausage and beef bread boats
  • Vienna sausage pancakes


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