Sweet and Lean Apple Turkey Sausage Patties

Sweet and Lean Apple Turkey Sausage Patties

Regarding making better health decisions, sausage is a sore subject. Store-bought options tend to be made with beef or pork, which are both high in saturated fats. Not to mention, these options are high in sodium content, which may increase blood pressure and the risk of cardiovascular-related diseases.

So, take your health into your hands without sacrificing your weekend brunch favorites with this must-try turkey sausage recipe! Its aromatic herbs take your tastebuds on a wild ride, providing smoky, earthy, tangy, and umami flavors. Pair these apple turkey sausage patties with scrambled egg whites, veggies, and herbs to create a well-balanced breakfast that supports your health goals. Make extra because your household will "gobble" them up!

Makes 16 servings
Serving Size: 1 sausage patty
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10-12 minutes

Ingredients for sweet and lean apple turkey sausage patties

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh sage
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • ½ tbsp fresh rosemary
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne
  • ¼ tsp cumin
  • ⅛ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup apple, chopped

Directions for sweet and lean apple turkey sausage patties

  1. In a large bowl, add ground turkey with all listed seasonings and combine well. Divide the mixture into 4 equal portions.
  2. Make each portion into 4 balls, each about 2 inches in diameter.
  3. Cut a few pieces of wax paper or parchment paper. Place each ball (about 16 in total) in the center of a parchment/wax paper square. Fold the square from the bottom, sides, and top to flatten the ball into a patty shape.
  4. Place the patties in a large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat in olive oil.
  5. Cook until no longer pink in the middle for approximately 6 minutes per side.
  6. Enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 56
  • carbohydrate: 1g
  • fat: 4g
  • fiber: 1g
  • potassium: 66mg
  • protein: 5g
  • sodium: 56mg
  • sugar: 1g

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