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Turkey Bratwurst Patties

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 patty)
Germans are master sausage makers, producing an estimated 1,500 varieties. This recipe includes typical bratwurst spices like ginger and nutmeg; lean ground turkey is a lower-fat alternative to traditional pork and veal. Serve these patties with Brown Beer Rye Bread and mustard for a hearty sandwich.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free milk
  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 172
  • caloriesfromfat 49 %
  • fat 9.4 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • monofat 3.5 g
  • polyfat 2.3 g
  • protein 19.9 g
  • carbohydrate 0.6 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 90 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 343 mg
  • calcium 19 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all the ingredients except cooking spray, and mix well. Divide the mixture into 8 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat the pan with cooking spray. Add 4 patties; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Repeat procedure with the cooking spray and the remaining patties.

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