Turkey Breakfast Patties with Avocado Lime Aioli

This week’s recipe comes from Functional Nutritionist, Brigid Titgemeier.
These Turkey Breakfast Patties are a great way to rev up your metabolism and boost your energy levels first thing in the morning. Instead of sugary breakfast cereals and processed meats (like bacon and store-bought sausage), choose this anti-inflammatory breakfast to reduce your risk of cancer and disease.
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  • 1 pound organic ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon fennel
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • dash of salt
  • dash black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin coconut oil
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, mashed
  • 1/4 cup Avocado Oil Mayonnaise
  • juice from 1/2 lime
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • diced chives to garnish (optional)
  1. In a medium bowl, mix the ground turkey with sage, fennel, thyme, garlic powder, onion powder and salt and pepper.

  2. Use your hands to form five round, flattened patties.

  3. Add the coconut oil to a large skillet and allow it to warm for 1 to 2 minutes over medium heat.

  4. Add the turkey sausage patties to the skillet and cook each side for 3 to 4 minutes or until the inside is fully cooked.

  5. In a small bowl, combine the avocado, avocado oil mayonnaise, lime juice, garlic, sea salt and cumin. Mix ingredients thoroughly to form a creamy sauce.

  6. Serve each turkey burger with a dollop of the aoili and garnish with chives, if using.

Nutritional analysis per serving (1 patty with 1/5 of the avocado lime aioli):

calories 268 • fat 22g • protein 16g • carbohydrate 2g • sodium 393mg

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