Kick your pizza up a notch and create your own delicious pepperoni at home. Use our pepperoni mix with its special blend of garlic, paprika, and spices to make savory pepperoni for pizza toppings, calzones, sandwiches, meat and cheese trays, you name it! Pepperoni is also a fabulous addition to a green leafy salad. Take our yummy blend of spices, 80%lean beef, and a few ingredients in our easy to follow instructions and you are on your way to delicious pepperoni. Our 26 oz package is enough to make 25 lb. of pepperoni which is more than enough for assembling gift baskets. Pair your homemade pepperoni with a block of Parmigiano-Reggiano, a loaf of rustic Ciabatta, and a bottle of Chianti and you have an Italian gift basket from the heart.
25 lb 80/20 beef trim
2 Quarts Ice Cold Water
26oz Pepperoni Seasoning Mix
4oz Encapsulated Citric Acid**
1oz Sure Cure (packet included with seasoning)
Grind meat through 1/8" plate twice. Mix cure with water and add to meat in mixer, mix 1 min. Add seasoning mix, mix until sticky, do not over mix. Add citric acid, mix no more than 1 min. Stuff into casings and smoke immediately.
**(If you do not use a cure accelerator like Encapsulated Citric Acid or Smoked Meat Stabilizer, then hold in a refrigerator for approximately 12 hours or overnight)
Salt, Corn Syrup Solids, Spices (Including Ground Mustard), Dextrose, Paprika, Garlic Powder.
Use 1.40625 lbs of seasoning plus 1 oz of SURE CURE to 25 lbs of meat.