Breakfast sausages and eggs

SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
18 min
10 min
4 min
A hearty breakfast in under 20 minutes? Yes, please! Make your own sausage-style patties from ground turkey and herbs to complement your eggs served scrambled, poached or fried. A satisfying, fully homemade breakfast, this recipe is easy and fast enough for weekday mornings. Make a batch of the sausage patties over the weekend and hard boil some eggs for no-cook breakfast all week long. Kids are sure to enjoy this meal as well. Add some toast and you can make a quick-and-portable breakfast sandwich.


Uncooked 93% lean ground turkey

½ pound(s)

Fresh sage

2 tsp, or 3 tsp, finely chopped

Fresh thyme

1 tsp, finely chopped

Table salt

¼ tsp, or 1/2 tsp

Black pepper

¼ tsp


4 large egg(s), poached, scrambled, or fried

Cooking spray

1 spray(s)


  1. Combine turkey, sage, thyme, salt, and pepper in large bowl. Using fork, gently mix until seasonings are evenly incorporated but not overmixed.
  2. Place sheet of parchment paper or nonstick foil on work surface. Divide turkey mixture into 8 equal portions and place on parchment using about 2 tablespoons turkey mixture for each. With damp hands, shape into 2 1/2-inch patties (don't worry if edges crack).
  3. Generously spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and set over medium heat. Place patties in skillet and cook until sausages are lightly browned and just cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Serve with eggs of choice.
  4. Per serving: 2 sausage patties and 1 egg