Mom's Turkey Sausage Patties

Mom's Turkey Sausage Patties

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"A quick and easy recipe for classic tasty breakfast sausage patties. Great with pancakes and eggs. This recipe has a mild to moderate zing. Increase cayenne and black pepper if you like more of a punch. Thyme may be substituted for sage, or use both."

Ingredients 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 169 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 169 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 22.5 g
  • 45%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 84 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 500 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, mix together the ground turkey, ginger, salt, sage, cayenne pepper, and black pepper until well blended.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat, and coat with nonstick cooking spray. Form the turkey sausage into patties, and fry until browned on both sides, and no longer pink in the center. This should take about 15 minutes.
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WHOA!!! Was this homemade sausage that I just ate? It was AMAZING!!! You're not getting this flavor or quality at any drive-thru, I can guarantee you that. On instinct, I went ahead and doubled my seasonings, and I'm glad I did. It came out perfect. Plus, I added about 1T of maple syrup...YUM-O! Also, I find the mixing combines with the meat a little more evenly if you mix up all the seasonings, THEN add the meat, then add the maple syrup (opt) and mix it through once more. This recipe is awesome! I'm so glad I tried it! I made turkey sausage, egg, and chz biscuits. Delish! Thanks so much! This one's a keeper! UPDATE: Once seasoned, the meat will keep in the refrigerator, uncooked, for about 3 days or so, no problem (probably because of the salt). So if I season up more meat than I need, I just put the rest in the fridge and eat off of it for the next few days. This way, I get more of that "fresh-cooked" taste. Enjoy!


This makes a delicious and tender breakfast sausage which I plan to make again, and stuff into links! The seasoning is great, although I used a bit less salt. I used 1.25 pounds of turkey, and mades 10 two-oz patties, and one patty is a serving (half the nutrition data shown). I mention this because people looking for turkey sausage are often on a diet. You need to leave room for your pancake calories too.


Gave 4 stars because it was bland until I *doubled* the seasoning. Then it tasted like REAL sausage patties. Simple, yet rewarding recipe. Thanks!