Dunkin’ Donuts rolls out turkey sausage sandwich

Dunkin’ Donuts’ newest offering wouldn’t be out of place at Thanksgiving, but the Canton-based chain is hoping customers gobble it up all year round. A turkey sausage breakfast sandwich, which was tested in some restaurants earlier this year, has earned a permanent place on the menu at Dunkin’ Donuts shops nationwide, the company said Monday.

The sandwich is fried egg with turkey sausage and reduced-fat cheddar cheese, on an oven-toasted English muffin. At under 400 calories, the coffee chain is touting it as a healthier breakfast option.

During the limited-store testing, the new sandwich “was one of the most successful

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and well-received products we’ve ever launched,’’ said John Costello, president of global marketing and innovation for Dunkin’ Brands, the chain’s parent company.