Home-made Turkey Sausage

Home-made Turkey Sausage

makes 6 servings


1 1/4 pounds (600 g) coarsely ground white turkey
1 teaspoon(5 ml) kosher salt
1 1/2 (7.5ml) teaspoons ground pepper, or to taste
2 teaspoons (10 ml) chopped fresh sage, or 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) dried
2 teaspoons (10 ml) chopped fresh thyme, or 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) dried
1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon (15 ml) Calvados
1 1/2 tablespoons (22.5 ml) finely grated orange zest
olive oil cooking spray

Combine well the turkey, salt, pepper, sage, thyme, ginger, nutmeg, Calvados, and orange zest in a bowl.

Spray a non stick skillet with cooking spray and sauté a small bit of sausage mixture to test for seasoning. Correct if necessary. Form the remainder into 6 patties, about 1/2 inch thick, and sauté until browned on both sides and cooked through. Serve hot from the pan.

Per serving: 114 calories (8% calories from fat) 23 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.3 g saturated fat), 1 g carbohydrate, trace dietary fiber, 64 mg cholesterol, 362 mg sodium

Diabetic exchanges: 3 very lean protein

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