Turkey Breakfast Sausage

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 23, 2023
My hearty sausage patties are loaded with flavor but have a fraction of the sodium and fat found in commercial breakfast sausage links. —Judy Culbertson, Dansville, New York
Turkey Breakfast Sausage Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger


  1. Crumble turkey into a large bowl. Add the salt, sage, pepper and ginger; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into eight 2-in. patties.
  2. In a greased cast-iron or other heavy skillet, cook patties over medium heat until a thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear, 4-6 minutes on each side.

Nutrition Facts

1 patty: 85 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.