Lean Turkey Sausage Patties
I developed this recipe as a way to deter my husband from eating pork sausage. The mixture also works well for making meatballs and burgers.—Yvonne Woodruff, Sacramento, California
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.
- 2 large eggs
- 2/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 teaspoons garlic salt
- 2 teaspoons dried thyme
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 pounds lean ground turkey
- 5 teaspoons canola oil, divided
- In a large bowl, combine the first 11 ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into thirty 2-1/2-in. patties.
- Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook patties in batches over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink, using remaining oil as needed.
Nutrition Facts1 patty: 70 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat.
Originally published as Spicy Turkey Sausage in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2008
Nov 5, 2012
I was looking for a lower fat breakfast sausage and this fit the bill, Very good saugage flavore. I did substitue Ground Chicken for the turkey as it was what I could get on sale. But I will try it next time with turkey!