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Cilantro-Pear Turkey Breakfast Sausage

Making your own breakfast sausage is easier than you might think. Pear adds a subtle sweetness to this spiced breakfast side. Serve with eggs and fruit to complete the meal.

Oxmoor House AUGUST 2011

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 patties)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 3/4 cup diced unpeeled pear
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided

Preparation

1. Combine first 10 ingredients in a medium bowl. Shape into 8 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 4 patties; cook 4 minutes. Turn patties over, and cook 3 minutes or until done. Remove patties from pan; drain on paper towels. Repeat procedure with remaining oil and remaining patties.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 192
  • Fat: 5.3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.5g
  • Protein: 27.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.2g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Cholesterol: 46mg
  • Iron: 1.1mg
  • Sodium: 375mg
  • Calcium: 18mg
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