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Breakfast Sausage

Great anytime of day, this breakfast sausage is a good source of protein!


  • 1 pound ground chicken breast
  • 1/3 cup peeled and diced red apple
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons diced onion
  • 1 Tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic


  1.  In a medium bowl, combine ground chicken with all other ingredients and mix well.
  2.  Make patties, using 1/3 cup mixture for each.
  3.  Place patties in a large sauté pan. Sauté over medium heat until cooked through, about 3-5 minutes each side, or until golden brown.

Makes 6 servings, each containing approximately:

140 calories, 18g protein, 4g carbohydrate, 6g fat, trace fiber

Recipe from

Serving suggestions:

  • Mix with scrambled eggs (or egg whites)
  • Crumble and use in spaghetti sauce in place of ground beef, and then serve over cooked spaghetti squash(instead of spaghetti noodles).