Herbed Turkey Burgers

From Better Homes and Gardens

Top these tasty turkey burgers with tomato and sesame buns. They go perfectly with coleslaw or a salad on the side.


COOKING TIME: 12 to 14 minutes



1 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless turkey thighs
1 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 small green bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs (1 slice white bread)
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 large egg white
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


1. Remove skin from turkey thighs. Cut off any visible fat and cut meat into small pieces.

2. Place turkey in a food processor and finely chop, occasionally scraping down sides of bowl, or finely chop by hand.

3. Combine onion, garlic, and bell pepper in a medium bowl. Add breadcrumbs, mustard, parsley, egg white, salt, and ground pepper. Add turkey and stir to combine.

4. Heat broiler, arranging oven rack 5 inches from heat. Divide turkey mixture into quarters and form each into a round, compact patty.

5. Arrange turkey patties on broiler rack and cook 6 to 7 minutes on each side or until cooked through.

Nutrition Per Serving:

Per serving: Calories 180, fat 5 g, saturated fat 2 g, cholesterol 78 mg, sodium 139 mg, carbohydrate 6 g, fiber 1 g, protein 25 g.


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