Making a hearty, healthy weekday breakfast can be tough. No matter how good you’re trying to be about getting out of bed the first time your alarm goes off, there are always those days when you oversleep and have to rush to class. As the experts say, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, which is why this turkey apple sausage recipe is going to be your new go-to breakfast.

To prep for the busy week ahead of you, simply whip up a big batch of these sausage patties and freeze them for future meals. Whether you’re eating these patties fresh or warmed up in the microwave, you’re sure to love every bite.

Turkey Apple Sausage

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:10 minutes
  • Total Time:15 minutes
  • Servings:9 small patties
  • Easy


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Italian sausage seasoning
  • 1/2 large apple
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
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  • Step 1

    Peel and dice the apple.

    Photo by Claire Waggoner
  • Step 2

    Mix the seasoning, turkey, and apple together in a bowl. Then, form the mixture into small patties.

    Photo by Claire Waggoner
  • Step 3

    Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Place the patties onto the skillet and cook for around 10 minutes, or until both sides of the patties are browned and the center is fully cooked.

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  • Step 4

    Serve warm with your favorite breakfast fixings.

    Photo by Claire Waggoner