Italian Skillet Sausage

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Title: Italian Skillet Sausage
Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Meats, Italian, Turkey, Poultry


2 ts Olive oil, divided
1 lb Italian turkey sausage
1 Egg, beaten (or substitute)
1 Lemon peel, grated
6 tb Italian bread crumbs
2 c Plain tomato sauce
3 Basil leaves, chopped
1 pn Fresh minced oregano
4 sl Part-skim mozzarella cheese

Spray large non-stick skillet with cooking spray and add 1 teaspoon of the
olive oil. Combine turkey sausage with egg and lemon peel; mix lightly.
Sprinkle bread crumbs on shallow plate. Shape 1/4 of meat mixture into flat
patty and press into crumbs, lightly coating both sides. Make 3 more coated
patties with remaining meat and crumbs. Brown patties in skillet over
moderate heat, for about 2 to 3 minutes. Add remaining teaspoon of oil and
turn to brown other side evenly. Mix tomato sauce with herbs. Top each with
sauce and a slice of mozzarella.