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Recipe: Grilled turkey burger

Recipe: Grilled turkey burger

Substituting ground turkey breast for ground beef reduces the calories and saturated fat in this recipe.

Substituting ground turkey breast for ground beef reduces the fat and calories in this recipe.


Directions

Combine the ground turkey breast, bread crumbs, chopped onion, parsley, Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce in a large bowl. Mix well. Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions and form into patties.

Prepare a hot fire in a charcoal grill or heat a gas grill or broiler. Away from the heat source, lightly coat the grill rack or broiler pan with cooking spray. Position the cooking rack 4 to 6 inches from the heat source.

Grill burgers until nicely browned on both sides and heated through, about 7 minutes a side. Serve each burger on a bun topped with 1 tomato slice, 1 onion slice, 1/2 lettuce leaf and a dollop of ketchup.


Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Tabasco (hot) sauce
  • 4 whole-grain buns
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 slices red onion
  • 2 bibb lettuce leaves, halved
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup

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NutrientAnalysis
Calcium 
Calories292 
Carbohydrate28 g 
Cholesterol45 mg 
Fiber3 g 
Monounsaturatedfat1 g 
Potassium 
Protein36 g 
Saturatedfat1 g 
Servingsize1 prepared burger 
Sodium484 mg 
TotalFat4 g 

2013-07-16

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