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Baked Turkey Sausage Buns

  • 4 Servings
  • 15 mins or less Prep Time
  • 60 mins or less Total Time


  • 1 package Turkey Sausage
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup finely chopped white or yellow onion
  • 2 cups finely chopped mushrooms
  • Vegetable or olive oil
  • 1 loaf (1 lb.) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 8 fresh sage leaves
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Serving Size 2 buns
Amount Per Serving
Calories 460
Calories from Fat 140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 1130mg 47%
Total Carbohydrates 57g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 9g
Protein 25g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 8%
Iron 25%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat lightly with cooking spray.
  • Step 2

    Coat a large, preferably nonstick, skillet with cooking spray, and cook the onion until softened but not brown, about 3 minutes.
  • Step 3

    Cut the sausage into pieces, and sauté with mushrooms. Cook until no liquid remains, but mixture is still moist.
  • Step 4

    Divide dough into 8 pieces. Oil hands with vegetable or olive oil and pat out the dough into 5-inch circles and place on a clean work surface.
  • Step 5

    Combine the sausage mixture with the cheese in a bowl. Divide the filling evenly and place in the center of each round of dough.
  • Step 6

    Pull up the edges to form a round bun, and pinch the seams together.
  • Step 7

    Place the buns at least 1/2 inch apart on the greased baking sheet with seam side down.
  • Step 8

    Brush each bun with egg. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Step 9

    Dip a sage leaf into the egg and place on top of each bun.
  • Step 10

    Bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Let cool slightly before serving. Note: Buns can be stored in the refrigerator and reheated in a toaster oven.

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