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Sweet Italian Breakfast Turkey Sausage
5 votes

Contributed by: VickiAdded: Jan 24, 2010 at 09:24 AM


Delicious by itself or with a little molasses drizzled on top. Start your day like a King!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (5 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 1 pound ground turkey (dark meat is best)
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt (more or less for your own personal taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon anise seed (ABs can leave this out)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic -- minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon thyme leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seed
  • tiny pinch coriander powder
  • olive oil for cooking
    Listed measurements are US style measuring spoons.
How to make it:
  1. Place ground turkey in a medium or large mixing bowl.
  2. Sprinkle the the salt, spices and garlic over the meat.
  3. Knead the meat to incorporate all the spices evenly.
  4. Form patties.
  5. Briefly heat the olive oil in a skillet or pan on the stove.
  6. Place patties in the skillet as space allows - do not overcrowd.
  7. Cook for 5 minutes on each side over medium heat.
  8. Ensure an internal temperature of 165F (74C) is reached.
  9. Serve.
    If preferred, drizzle with molasses.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Oregano2 N N B B N B N B
Turkey2 N B B B N N N N
Thyme2 N N N N N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Fennel  B N N N N N N N
Coriander  N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Anise- N N A A N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Molasses- B N N N N N N N
Molasses (Blackstrap)- B N B B B B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 24, 2010 at 04:52 PM By: Lola