Bologna

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Bologna sausage, sometimes phonetically spelled as baloney, is a sausage derived from the Italian mortadella, a similar-looking, finely ground pork sausage containing cubes of lard. Typical seasoning for bologna includes black pepper, nutmeg, allspice, celery seed, coriander, and myrtle berries (Wikipedia, nd).

Allergy Alert:

Bologna is comprised of several ingredients, which include various spices depending on the recipe. Check all ingredients carefully before consumption. In the event of an allergic reaction after consuming bologna, contact your allergist. 

Common Uses:

Bologna has several uses, with the most common being the filling for a sandwich. However, because of bologna’s distinct flavor, it can be used to flavor many other dishes.

Dietary Information and Related Articles:

Looking for a dinner idea? Check out this classic bologna dish!