Firsthand Foods’ merguez is made exclusively with mutton and a rich and layered mixture of Moroccan-inspired spices.



Ground Mutton, Salt, Spices (Including Cumin, Red Pepper, Fennel, Coriander, Cinnamon), Paprika, Dehydrated Garlic and Citric Acid

Gluten FreeNatural CasingNo PreservativesNon-GMOHand-Tied

Merguez is a Moroccan word for sausage. This unique sausage is delicious served by itself or added to vegetable stews and tangines. It is linked in an all-sheep casing. Firsthand Foods’ sheep farmers raise their animals humanely outdoors without growth-promoting antibiotics or added hormones and are Animal Welfare Approved.

Firsthand Foods custom-blend sausages contain no nitrates, fillers or artificial colors.

Recipe Ideas

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Merguez Bites

Summer brings long evenings and the perfect excuse to invite friends and neighbors over for appetizers and drinks. I always like to serve at least one protein to my guests, preferably something hot, and a few dishes made with the summer’s bounty of fresh vegetables. The best appetizers are one or two bites and easy… Read more »

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Sausage Cooking Tips

We’ve all experienced the sausage blow out. The moment when the sausages you are cooking explode at one or both ends. Not only does this make for an ugly sausage, it also means that all of the juices have escaped. This leaves you with a dry sausage…and a sad face. Here are a few sausage… Read more »

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Moroccan Merguez Tagine

Merguez. The name sounds as exotic as its flavor. Originally from North Africa, merguez is a sausage—usually made with lamb or beef. Firsthand Foods’ merguez is 100% pasture raised, North Carolina lamb. It has a wonderful spice blend with a spicy kick at the end. It’s a smaller sausage and can be a great substitute… Read more »