3 lbs GROUND TURKEY (both light and dark meat)
4 Medium tart apples, peeled, cored, grated and squeezed of excess liquid
1/2 c chopped flat-leaf parsley
1/3 c finely chopped fresh sage
2-1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp freshly ground nutmeg
4 Large eggs, beaten
As needed canola oil
Combine turkey, apples, parsley, sage, salt, pepper, nutmeg and eggs in a large bowl.
Portion sausage mixture into 3-ounce patties to yield 16 sausage patties. Cover and refrigerate for several hours to allow the flavors to permeate.
Per order: lightly brush griddle with oil and preheat over moderate heat until hot.
Brown sausage patties, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer patties to a sheet pan and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven until turkey is cooked through to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 10 minutes.