Sage-Apple Turkey Breakfast Sausage

One of these turkey sausage patties contains 66 percent less fat than a 1-ounce cooked pork sausage patty. After cooking the patties, you can freeze them in an airtight container and use as needed. Remove a frozen patty from the freezer, wrap it in a paper towel, and microwave at HIGH 30 seconds.


12 servings (serving size: 1 patty)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 17 Minutes
Cook: 23 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 73
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 9.3 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Cholesterol 28 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 232 mg
Caloriesfromfat 41 %
Fiber 0.2 g
Calcium 4 mg


1 teaspoon butter
1/3 cup minced onion
1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and next 5 ingredients; sauté 6 minutes or until onion is tender. Remove from heat.

. Combine onion mixture, turkey, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Divide mixture into 12 equal portions; shape each portion into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

.Wipe out pan with paper towel. Heat pan over medium heat. Add half of patties; cook 4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned and done. Remove from pan, and keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining patties.