Puerto Rican Turkey Sausage Recipe


Cooking Time30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Turkey10 Pound (1 Uncooked Turkey)
 Boiled ham1⁄2 Pound
 Canned truffles2 Ounce, sliced (1 Can)
 Canned sliced mushrooms4 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
 Salt2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cracker crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Chicken broth1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 8114 Calories from Fat 3586

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 397 g611.5%

Saturated Fat 110.5 g552.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5169.1 mg

Sodium 8605.5 mg358.6%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15%

Sugars 13.6 g

Protein 1020 g2040.6%

Vitamin A 50.3% Vitamin C 0.25%

Calcium 93% Iron 369.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Remove skin and meat from turkey bones.
Grind turkey skin, meat, and ham twice through the finest blade of a meat grinder.
Beat in 7 eggs, one at a time.
Stir in truffles, mushrooms, salt, nutmeg, and pepper.
Blend well.
It may be necessary to add some cracker crumbs.
Shape mixture into 5 rolls 2 to 3 inches in diameter and 6 to 8 inches long.
Roll in 2 beaten eggs.
Roll in cracker crumbs.
Wrap roll in cheesecloth and tie ends to seal tightly.
Put roll into a deep kettle.
Add enough hot chicken broth just to cover.
Cover kettle and simmer for 1 hour.
Remove roll from broth and chill.
Remove cheesecloth; cut roll into thin slices.
Makes 15 to 20 servings.