Sweet sausage is not really sweet in taste. Sweet sausage is an Italian recipe that is made by ground meat. Beef, venison, pork or turkey meat can be used to make sweet sausage. Other ingredients may include nutmeg, fennel, thyme, salt and pepper. Sweet sausage can be used in making sweet sausage rolls, sweet sausage casserole, sandwich with sweet sausage and lentils with hot and sweet sausage.