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Turkey Breakfast Sausage Recipe

Turkey Breakfast Sausage Recipe

In Dansville, New York, Judy Culbertson pairs down a crowd-pleasing breakfast staple with savory results. Her hearty sausage patties are loaded with flavor but contain a fraction of the sodium and fat found in commercial breakfast links.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

  • 1. Crumble turkey into a large bowl. Add the salt, sage, pepper and ginger. Shape into eight 2-in. patties.
  • 2. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook patties over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 patty equals 85 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 275 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.