Morning Breakfast Sausage



1 lb GROUND TURKEY, chilled

1/2 c peeled and grated tart apple

2 tbsp soft bread crumbs

1 tsp dried sage leaves

1 tsp dried rosemary, crushed

1/2 tsp fennel seeds, crushed

1/4 tsp smoky paprika

1/8 tsp red pepper flakes

Pinch ground mace

1 tsp kosher salt

1/2 tsp freshly ground coarse black pepper

As needed Nonstick cooking spray


Thoroughly mix first 11 ingredients together. Form into 8 small patties.

Cover and refrigerate for several hours to allow the flavors to permeate.

To cook: spray a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Cook sausage patties over medium heat, turning once, until browned and the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.