Turkey Breakfast Sausage

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In Dansville, New York, Judy Culbertson pairs down a crowd-pleasing breakfast staple with savory results. Her hearty sausage patties are loaded with flavor but contain a fraction of the sodium and fat found in commercial breakfast links.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon rubbed sage

  • ½ teaspoon pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

Directions

  1. Crumble turkey into a large bowl. Add the salt, sage, pepper and ginger. Shape into eight 2-in. patties. In a nonstick skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, cook patties over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until no longer pink and a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees F.

Tips

Nutritional Analysis: 1 patty equals 85 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 275 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.