My favorite part of the weekend is the morning. I love knowing that we get to sleep in a little and have a relaxing morning together as a family before starting into whatever the day’s activities are.
I’ve got a great weekend recipe for you. There’s not much better than the smell of sausage frying on the stove on a weekend morning.
I don’t know about you, but I’m a little picky sometimes about my sausage. I like it to be full of flavor, and I like it to be lean. For that reason, I have always liked turkey sausage better than pork sausage.
When we started looking at food labels for sugar content a few months back, I realized that many sausages have some type of corn syrup or sugar in them. That set me on a quest to find a homemade turkey sausage that would give us a great breakfast, without that added sugar.
After a few failures and some very weird tasting sausage with our eggs, we found our favorite!
You’ll love this homemade turkey sausage, and here’s why:
1. It’s lean. Buy lean ground turkey. Ours was 93% lean.
2. It’s simple. These seasonings are a simple mixture and you most likely have all of the seasonings in your cupboard.
3. It’s full of flavor. Adjust the amount of pepper in this recipe to fit how spicy you like your sausage. My hubby and I like ours spicy, but the kids like theirs a little bit on the milder side. Either way, these patties are packed full of flavor!
4. It’s easily frozen. I buy three pound packages of ground turkey, add the seasonings, then form sausage patties. Then, just freeze the patties uncooked and pull them out when you need them!
Enjoy this homemade turkey sausage. Fix it for your kids on a school morning for a great start to their day, or fry some up on a lazy weekend morning.
Lean, spicy homemade turkey sausage. Makes a big batch so you can freeze them and pull them out when you need them!
10 minPrep Time
10 minCook Time
20 minTotal Time
- 2 teaspoons ginger
- 4 teaspoons salt
- 3 teaspoons sage
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 4 teaspoons black pepper
- 3 pounds lean ground turkey
- Combine all of the seasonings in a small bowl. Sprinkle the seasonings over the ground turkey and mix well. Form it into patties and fry until no longer pink inside, or freeze them for another day!
Fits Paleo, Whole30, sugar free and gluten free diets!