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Home-Style Country Sausage

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars

"'My family loves sausage, but I wanted to reduce the fat and calories,' confides Linda Murray of Allenstown, New Hampshire. 'This version, which uses ground turkey, is nicely spiced with garlic, sage, allspice, thyme and cayenne pepper.'"
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. In a bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients; mix well. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight 1/2-in. thick patties. In a large nonstick skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, cook patties for 4-6 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One patty equals 111 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 348 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat.


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This is a superb recipe. I changed nothing except used a pear instead of an apple (as that was all I had). My husband who never eats fruti and meat together didn't even know there was fruit *i...

Very, VERY good. I skipped the rice only because I didn't need it this time around, it was super without it. My husband will sit and say how he dislikes ground turkey but I'll tell you, he could...

Quick, Painless, Tasty! A few things I noticed when cooking. -Make sure you thoroughly cook the rice with enough water. My rice came out under-cooked and its texture was too prominent in the p...

Wow! Best turkey sausage recipe yet! Nice and spicy. Didn't even taste like turkey. Only substitution I made was that I used grated pear because I didn't have apple. Very yummy!

I wanted a hearty breakfast, but had no sausage or bacon on hand. I did have ground turkey so I gave this a shot. I was missing All Spice, so I made a little cinnamon/nutmeg mixture and it worke...

Excellent recipe. Didn't have sage or thyme on hand -- great anyway! My husband and I eat low-carb. I'll definitely use this one again!!

I will leave the rice out next time. This will be a regular in my house from now on!

Pretty good. As a personal taste, I'm still trying to get past the texture of ground turkey! I also tried a burger recipe with grated apple and rice. My only subs on this recipe were to use f...