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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Cookbook - Main Dishes

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Turkey Sausage Pie

  • 9 inch deep pie crust, thawed if frozen*
  • 7 oz Italian turkey sausage
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • 1 cup evaporated skimmed milk
  • 3/4 cup egg substitute
  • 4 oz part skim mozzarella cheese, shredded*
  • 1/8 tsp salt*
  • Pinch ground pepper
  • 1 tsp grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. With a fork, prick bottom and sides or pie crust; set aside.
  2. *In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, cook sausage 2 to 3 minutes, breaking up large pieces with back of wooden spoon. Add onions; cook 4 to 5 minutes, until soft.
  3. Place sausage and onions in pie crust; place broccoli on top of sausage.
  4. In medium bowl, combine milk, egg substitute, mozzarella cheese, salt and pepper. Pour into crust. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top of filling.
  5. Bake 40 to 45 minutes, or until filling is set and top is browned. Cool on rack 10 minutes before serving. 8 servings.

*Use a reduced calorie pie crust, light or fat-free cheese and a no-sodium salt product.

*Instead of frying, try baking or microwaving the sausage, pat dry with paper towels to reduce fat.