Sweet and Spicy Sausage Patties
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Sweet and Spicy Sausage Patties
Sweet and Spicy Sausage Patties
3/4 lb. extra lean ground turkey
1/2 cup peeled and finely chopped pears
1/4 cup minced onion
3/4 tsp. sage
3/4 tsp. thyme
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper, divided
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper, divided
1/4 cup honey or apricot jam

Prep: 15 minutes, Cook: 12 to 16 minutes, Serves: 8

1. In a medium bowl, mix together turkey, pears, onion, sage, thyme, salt, 1/8 tsp. black pepper and 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper. Shape into 1 1/2-inch patties.

2. Cook in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until sausage is cooked through to an internal temperature of 160°F.

3. Add honey and remaining black pepper and cayenne pepper to skillet. Turn to coat and cook for a few minutes more.

Nutritional Information:
90 calories, 11 g protein, .5 g total fat (0 g sat., 0 g trans), 11 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 9 g sugar, 15 mg cholesterol, 240 mg sodium, 2 points