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Turkey-Cheddar Burgers

 
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20

Yield

4

burgers

Prep

20

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

40

min

Trans-fat Free, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

2 teaspoons olive oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ medium onions
peeled, diced
2 cloves garlic
peeled and minced, divided
1 pound ground turkey
lean
1 each lemon zest
grated
*
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
chopped fresh
1 teaspoon sage leaves
dried, crushed
*
½ teaspoon thyme
dried, crushed
*
¾ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground
*
4 thin slices cheddar cheese
low fat
*
4 each hamburger buns
*

Directions

Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a small skillet, add the onion and 1 clove minced garlic.

Sauté until softened, about 5 minutes.

Cool.

Combine the onion mixture with the ground turkey, lemon peel, parsley, sage, thyme, salt and pepper.

Divide into quarters.

Break the cheese slices in half and force 2 into the center of each section of turkey.

Flatten and refrigerate until ready to use.

(The cheese can also be put on top of the burgers when cooked.)

Stir together the remaining tablespoon olive oil and minced clove of garlic.

Brush on one side of each bun.

Broil or grill the burgers on a lightly oiled rack until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear.

Place the buns cut side down around the edge of the grill to toast lightly, or toast under a hot broiler.

Place each burger on a bun and serve with condiments.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 140g (4.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 32556% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 116mg 39%
Sodium 566mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 63g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 4% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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