This recipe was developed by Daniel Brule, Certified Dietary manager, Manatee Glens Hospital in Bradenton, Fl. The sausage recipe was the award winning breakfast recipe in the 1999 NTF Turkey with a Twist National Recipe Competition. I hope your husband will enjoy them. Luck...


  • 1 1/2 lbs. Ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/2 cup frozen (IQF) blueberries, well drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley


Place ground turkey in a stainless steel bowl. Add maple syrup, lemon juice, spices and herbs. Mix well. Fold in blueberries.
Scale out and form into 2-ounce patties. Grill patties on a 325*F. grill until the internal temperature reaches 165*F.
Serve hot on warm plates.

Calories 126 Protein 11 grams Fat (38%) 5 grams Carbohydrate 8 grams Sodium 93 mg Cholesterol 41 mg

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Chef Daniel Brule-Manatee Glens Hospital
Submitted By: Eileen Werth
Turkey Sausage