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Heart Healthy Asian Turkey Hamburgers


Heart Healthy Asian Turkey Hamburgers recipe













Low in Saturated Fat, Trans-fat Free


2 slices whole wheat bread
crusts removed, torn into pieces
12 ounces turkey breast
lean ground
8 ounces water chestnuts
canned, sliced, rinsed and chopped
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
2 each scallions, spring or green onions
trimmed and sliced
¼ teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon ginger
freshly minced
1 ½ teaspoons sesame oil


Preheat grill to medium-high.

Place bread in a food processor and pulse into fine crumbs.

Transfer to a large bowl. Add ground turkey, water chestnuts, hoisin, scallions, ginger, garlic and salt; mix well.

(The mixture will be moist.)

With dampened hands, form the mixture into four ½-inch-thick patties.

Oil the grill rack (see Tip).

Brush the patties with sesame oil.

Grill until browned and no longer pink in the center, about 5 minutes per side.

(An instant-read thermometer inserted in the center should register 165°F.)

Meanwhile, prepare Sesame Mayonnaise, if desired, as well as your favourite burger toppings, to serve with the burgers.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 173g (6.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 27815% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 1157mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 6%
Sugars g
Protein 38g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 4% Iron 12%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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