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Best Turkey Sausage

 Best Turkey Sausage
"I've had to cut the salt in my diet but love my family's recipe for homemade sausage," says Kim Cook of Dade City, Florida. "When I heat up these turkey sausage patties at work everyone smells their wonderful aroma and begs for a taste."
8 ServingsPrep: 5 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min.


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 5 teaspoons butter-flavored sprinkles
  • 1/2 teaspoon each dried thyme, basil and rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon each dried marjoram, oregano, cayenne pepper and ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon each garlic powder, pepper, ground ginger and nutmeg


  • Crumble turkey into a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients; mix well.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight. Shape into eight patties. In a
  • nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook patties over medium
  • heat until no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 160°.
  • Yield: 8 patties.
Nutritional Facts: One patty equals 90 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 129 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat.