Welcome to The Sausage Dome, the first ever reality sausage competition to find this year’s official game day recipes. Sausage fans will come from far and wide to see if their best dishes can stand the judgement of Johnsonville’s® elite sausage experts, the Sausage Six. Watch the whole thrilling saga, check out recipes from the show, and more below.
These winning dishes will live on forever as Official Johnsonville Game Day Recipes.
- Servings: 6
- Prep time: 12 minutes
- Cooking time: 10 minutes
Yes. We are aware that mushrooms are in fact a vegetable. The outcast of most party food. But have you ever tried mushrooms jam-packed with the most savory of Italian sausage, crunchy breadcrumbs, and smoky Parmesan cheese?
- Servings: 8-10 servings
- Prep time: 30 minutes
- Cook time: 5-7 minutes
Looking for the ultimate combination of cheese and spice? Well look no further. These cheese-packed, sausage-covered bites will crush any size of game-day hunger.
- Serves: 6
- Prep Time: 25 Minutes
- Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Piercing a brat is a big no-no...but if you do, twist it up into a flakey crust and cover it in a decadently sweet and spicy sauce for a one-of-a-kind Big Game treat.
- Servings: 10-20
- Prep: 20 minutes
- Cook: 35 minutes
Think you’re the mayor of Chiliville? Convince your friends when you cook up his fiery sausage-filled chili for your game-day party. If they don’t believe you, make more friends or make more chili.
- Servings: 5
- Prep: 30 minutes
- Cook: 2 hours
It’s just like a hot tub for brats—just with bold beer instead of water and tangy onions instead of uncomfortable small talk. Okay so nothing like a hot tub, but still these beer-infused brats make for a great snack at any party.
Meet Johnsonville’s elite panel of sausage experts.
A production coordinator by day, fearless mother of two by night—and by day, too—Melissa is hard to please and doesn’t have time to babysit. So, if you want to be a Dome champion, your dishes better be in order.
As a daring operations team leader at Johnsonville’s Watertown facility, Esau ensures only the crème de la crème of sausage is produced. And as a judge in the Sausage Dome, he’ll settle for nothing less than the absolute best.
Every day, Jarrod explores the correlation between meat and time at Johnsonville’s infamous smoke pits. He knows that every minute counts. So, if a dish is going to be a game-day legend, it better be ready in a jiffy.
Yes, Jeff “Hollywood” Pingel: star of the hit Johnsonville commercial “Jeff and His Forest Friends.” But don’t let his fresh stardom fool you, Jeff still knows all things sausage and will stop at nothing to find the greatest game-day treats.
Part man, part ex pro-football player, all Bob. His rare expertise in both the gridiron game and the sausage game make him the ideal candidate to judge any game-day cuisine. Oh, and he also fought a bear once—with his bare hands.
Meet Johnsonville’s elite receptionist with a seemingly inhuman ability to multitask. Not one phone call goes unanswered on her watch. She’s not a fan of spicy foods, but she will turn up the heat when it comes time to judge in the Dome.