Kosher Turkey Sausages

Kosher turkey sausages are savory and versatile whether grilled, baked, or boiled. Serve with all the fixings for a delicious lunch or casual dinner.

The Backstory: Since I now live alone, my way of eating has dramatically changed.  Dinner for one sometimes consist of anything between two slices of bread. Or how about frozen foods? Whatever is in the freezer that will cook in little time–that’s for me. Usually that is pizza, hot dogs. pot pies, etc.  Occasionally I will defrost a piece of salmon, chicken or meat and cook for myself.  In order to do, I typically defrost that item in the fridge overnight, so by the next day, I’m good to do…if I feel like eating it. More of the Backstory after the recipe

Kosher Turkey Sausages

These plump sausages fit perfectly into a bun, and when topped off with the veggies. they are scrumptious and ready to eat. This is a little spicy from the garlic and the tomato sauce, so adjust your seasonings according to your taste.
Course Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Jewish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 People


  • 4 Kosher Turkey Sausages
  • 1 large onion,peeled and cut into rings
  • 2 Peppers, seeded and cut onto mediumpieces 1 red, 1 green
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2+ cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp. water as needed
  • 2+ tbsp. oil
  • 1 8 ounce can of mushrooms, drained optional, or fresh mushrooms
  • 4 buns or rolls of your choice


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Using low to medium heat cook the onions, and peppers. When the onions are translucent, remove and place in a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Put the turkey sausages in the pan, and brown on all sides. Brown for about five minutes. Add the onions and peppers back into the skillet. Add the salt, black pepper, and garlic. Mix the tomato sauce with about 1 tbsp. of water. Pour on top of the sausages
  3. Cover pan and reduce heat to low. Check often. If liquid is needed add some water or tomato sauce. After about 15 minutes you can add the mushrooms. Remember mushrooms gives off water. Cook for 5 minutes more. Check the sausages by cutting into the middle. If it done cooking remove from heat.
  4. On a pretty serving platter place the buns and load each one with the sausages and then the veggies and sauce. Serve hot.

…The Backstory continues: Sometimes, I wait another day as my mood has changed. Whatever. But one of the item that I really look forward to preparing is Turkey Sausages. They remind me of the grilled sausage vendors in New York and once I start going down memory lane, well, then I feel like cooking.   A trip to the market is a must for the good stuff to accompany the sausages.  I like to serve this with either french fries or coleslaw and a pickle. Any cold beverage will do. I have made this for company and eliminated the bun, but added rice or pasta. Your options are widespread.  Enjoy.

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Myrna Turek

Myrna Turek

I'm a domestic goddess who got my 'PhD' in Home Ec in the early 1960s. I was married for 52 years and have six grandchildren. If it were up to me, everything would be fried. Including chocolate.
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