Homemade Turkey Sausage

Homemade Turkey Sausage

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1½ teaspoon sea salt or pink salt
  • 1½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • pinch of clove
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • pinch of cayenne (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sage
  • ½ tablespoon of coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • ½ -1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil (optional)
  • Avocado or Coconut Oil for Cooking

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place ground turkey in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Mix together spices.
  3. Add spices to ground turkey and mix until spices are evenly distributed throughout the meat.
  4. Mix in olive oil if using. (this add extra moisture)
  5. Shape turkey sausage into small patties or links.
  6. Pan fry a small sample patty to test out the seasonings. Adjust the seasoning if needed.
  7. Refrigerate overnight.
  8. Heat a bit of Avocado or Coconut oil in a large skillet on medium heat.
  9. Place sausages into the hot skillet and cook until until browned and the middle is no longer pink.
  10. Cooking time will vary based on the thickness of the patty.
  11. Be careful not to overcook or the sausages will be dry in texture.
  12. Let sausage drain on paper towels.
  13. Serve or freeze.

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