2000s Recipes + Menus
Turkey Sausage Patties
- Active time:45 min
- Start to finish:1 hr
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 5 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil, divided
- 1/2 cup coarse fresh bread crumbs
- 3 tablespoons milk
- 2 lb ground dark-meat turkey
- 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
- 2 large egg yolks
Preheat oven to 250°F.
Cook onion in 1 Tbsp oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat.
Meanwhile, stir together bread crumbs and milk in a large bowl and let stand 5 minutes.
Add onion to crumbs (reserve skillet), then add turkey, nutmeg, cinnamon, cayenne, cloves, yolks, 2 tsp salt, and 1 tsp black pepper and combine well.
Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Form 24 (2-inch-wide) patties (about 1/2 inch thick) with damp hands and arrange on sheet.
Heat 1 Tbsp oil in skillet over medium heat until hot, then cook patties in batches, turning once, until browned and just cooked through, about 8 minutes per batch. Drain briefly on paper towels, then keep warm in a baking pan, loosely covered with foil, in oven. Wipe out skillet and add 1 Tbsp oil between batches.
- You can substitute 2 lb ground pork (not lean) for the turkey.
- Patties can be formed (but not cooked) 1 day ahead and chilled.
- Cooked patties can be kept warm in oven up to 30 minutes.