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Turkey Breakfast Sausage

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3 patties)
"I make two batches of this sausage and freeze some in small bags. Microwave it to reheat." --CL Reader

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded peeled Fuji or Braeburn apple
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 pounds ground turkey breast
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 155
  • caloriesfromfat 15 %
  • fat 2.5 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 28.1 g
  • carbohydrate 3.4 g
  • fiber 0.7 g
  • cholesterol 70 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 349 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and apple; sauté 3 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Remove onion mixture from pan; cool completely.

  2. Combine onion mixture, thyme, sage, salt, pepper, and turkey, stirring well to combine. Divide mixture into 24 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add half of patties; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining patties.