Whole Wheat Turkey Breakfast Muffins

Whole Wheat Turkey Breakfast Muffins

(12 servings)    Printable Version
  • 1 pound turkey breakfast sausage
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup dry-roasted sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
In medium non-stick skillet over medium heat, saute turkey 5 to 6 minutes or until no longer pink; remove from heat and drain.

In large bowl combine turkey, all-purpose flour, wheat flour, baking powder, Italian seasoning, baking soda and sunflower seeds.

In small bowl combine buttermilk, oil and egg. Fold into flour mixture, stirring just until moistened.

Coat 12 muffin tins with cooking spray. Paper liners may be used in muffin cups for easier clean-up, if desired. Evenly spoon turkey sausage mixture into each of 12 muffin cups. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of each muffin comes out clean. Remove muffin from tins and cool.

To Reheat From Refrigerator: Wrap biscuit in paper towel. Microwave at high (100% power) for 20 seconds.

To Reheat From Freezer: Wrap biscuit in paper towel. Microwave at high (100% power) for 40 seconds.

This delicious recipe came to us by way of The National Turkey Federation.


It's more than a muffin. It's a meal. Be sure to make extras. They taste even better when reheated.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank The Boss for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of Whole Wheat Turkey Breakfast Muffins?
Overall Average Rating = 4 (out of 5)
Based on 2 votes.


From Beth Ann
Rating (out of 5):  

I love this recipe. Thanks!!!

Comment submitted: 2/2/2011 (#12052)



From lola
Rating (out of 5):  

This is my first time for a savory muffin, I think. It sounded a bit bland to me, so added more spices, threw in a red bell pepper, and a little bit of ground flax seed. They turned out ok, pretty good, (my 17 month old loves them), but the seasonings still need some tweaking. The sunflower seeds are a really tasty addition. Next time, I think I will add some onions and maybe saute some garlic with the sausage. Oh, and they did not rise a bit, but I am not an expert muffin maker, I will take the blame for all that. Thanks for the recipe!

Comment submitted: 6/6/2010 (#10625)





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