The 7 Best Sausages in the World

Chorizo: Originating from the Iberian Peninsula, chorizo is a Spanish and Portuguese sausage typically made from pork and flavored with smoked paprika, garlic, and other spices.

Bratwurst: Hailing from Germany, bratwurst is a type of sausage made from finely minced pork, beef, or veal, seasoned with spices like nutmeg, white pepper, and marjoram.

Italian Sausage: Italian sausage encompasses a range of regional varieties, including sweet (mild) and spicy (hot) versions.

Merguez: Originating from North Africa, merguez is a spicy lamb or beef sausage flavored with harissa (a fiery chili paste), cumin, and other aromatic spices.

Kielbasa: A staple of Polish cuisine, kielbasa is a smoked sausage typically made from pork, beef, or a combination of both, seasoned with garlic, marjoram, and other spices.

Andouille: A cornerstone of Cajun and Creole cooking, andouille is a coarse-grained smoked sausage made from pork, seasoned with garlic, onion, and spices like cayenne pepper and thyme.

Chorizo de Pamplona: Another variety of chorizo, this time from Spain's Navarre region, chorizo de Pamplona is a dry-cured sausage made from coarsely ground pork seasoned with paprika and garlic.