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Cheesy Turkey Burgers

 Cheesy Turkey Burgers
If you're tired of traditional hamburgers, give these tasty turkey burgers a try!—Margaret Pache, Mesa, Arizona
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 3 tablespoons old-fashioned oats
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 8 onion rolls, split
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 8 tomato slices

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble turkey
  • over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight 1/2-in. thick patties.
  • Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and
  • lightly coat the grill rack. Grill burgers, uncovered, over medium
  • heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes on each side or
  • until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Serve
  • on rolls with lettuce and tomato. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One burger equals 355 calories, 13 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 622 mg sodium,

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Cheesy Turkey Burgers (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 2 fat.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.