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Lower Sodium Breakfast Sausage
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Lower Sodium Breakfast Sausage

Have you been missing sausage at breakfast? With this lower sodium breakfast sausage recipe, you can enjoy a well-rounded breakfast guilt-free!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Diet: Diabetic, Low Salt
Keyword: easy breakfast recipes, low sodium, low sodium breakfast sausage
Servings: 4
Calories: 216kcal
Author: Diabetic Foodie


  • 1 pound ground poultry or other meat
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme
  • teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • In a large bowl, combine the ground meat, sage, paprika, salt, white pepper, thyme, and nutmeg. Mix until the spices are evenly distributed throughout the meat.
  • Using your hands, form the mixture into 8 patties and place them on a baking sheet or large plate.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add a 1/2 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Place 4 of the sausage patties in the pan and fry until brown on both sides.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan, and allow the patties to cook all the way through.
  • Transfer the patties to a plate lined with paper towels.
  • Repeat with the remaining sausage patties.


This recipe is for 4 servings. Each serving is 2 breakfast sausage patties.
Nutritional information was calculated with ground turkey as the meat.
If the mixture is sticky and the patties are hard to handle, freeze them for 30 minutes.
Leftovers can be stored covered in the refrigerator for 3-4 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.


Serving: 2patties | Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.8g | Protein: 20.6g | Fat: 14.9g | Saturated Fat: 3.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2.5g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 230.9mg | Potassium: 8.4mg | Fiber: 0.6g | Sugar: 0.1g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg | Net carbs: 0.2g