Sage Turkey Sausage Patties Recipe
“This is a very easy recipe that’s full of flavor but cuts salt and saturated fat.” Our taste panel loved the aroma of this tasty alternative to pork sausage. —Sharman Schubert, Seattle, Washington
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley or 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
- 2 tablespoons fresh sage or 2 teaspoons dried sage leaves
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into twelve 3-in. patties.
- 2. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook patties in oil in batches over medium heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink. Drain on paper towels if necessary.
To freeze, wrap each patty in plastic wrap; transfer to a resealable plastic freezer bag. May be frozen for up to 3 months.
- 4. To use frozen patties: Unwrap patties and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes on each side or until heated through. Yield: 12 servings.
1 patty equals 104 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 227 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1 fat.
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