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Turkey Club Burger

 

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Recipe

Turkey Club Burger

Lighten up your traditional hamburger with lean ground turkey—less saturated fat, without less flavor

Times

  • Prep Time : 20 min
  • Cook Time : 20 min
  • Ready Time : 40 min

Servings

4

Ingredients

    For Turkey Burger:

    • 12 ounce 99% fat-free ground turkey
    • ½ cup scallion, rinsed and sliced (green onions)
    • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepepr
    • 1 large egg
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil

    For Spread:

    • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
    • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

    For Toppings:

    • 4 ounce spinach or arugula, rinsed and dried
    • 4 ounce portabella mushroom, rinsed, grilled or broiled, and sliced (optional)
    • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven broiler on high temperature (with the rack 3 inches from heat source) or grill on medium-high heat.
    2. To prepare burgers, combine ground turkey, scallions, pepper, and egg, and mix well.  Form into ½- to ¾-inch thick patties, and coat each lightly with olive oil.
    3. Broil or grill burgers for about 7–9 minutes on each side (to a minimum internal temperature of 160 °F).
    4. Combine mayonnaise and mustard to make a spread.
    5. Assemble ¾ tablespoon spread, 1 ounce spinach or arugula, several slices of grilled portabella mushroom (optional), and one burger on each bun.

    source: National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

    Nutrients

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving

    • Calories: 299
    • Total Fat: 11g
    • Cholesterol: 89mg
    • Sodium: 393mg
    • Total Carbs: 26g
    •     Dietary Fiber: 5g
    • Protein: 29g

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