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Buffalo Turkey Burgers for Two

 Buffalo Turkey Burgers for Two
There’s nothing bland about these juicy turkey burgers! Celery and blue cheese salad dressing help tame the hot sauce. For an even skinnier version, skip the bun and add sliced onion and chopped tomato. Mary Pax-Shipley - Bend, Oregon
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 3 teaspoons Louisiana-style hot sauce, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 pound lean ground turkey
  • 2 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fat-free blue cheese salad dressing


  • In a large bowl, combine 1-1/2 teaspoons hot sauce, cumin, chili
  • powder, garlic, salt and pepper. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix
  • well. Shape into two patties.
  • In a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook patties
  • over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat
  • thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear.
  • Serve on buns with lettuce, celery, blue cheese dressing and
  • remaining hot sauce. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 burger equals 312 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 734 mg sodium,

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Buffalo Turkey Burgers for Two (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 28 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.