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Cheesy Turkey Burgers Recipe

If you're tired of traditional hamburgers, give these tasty turkey burgers a try!—Margaret Pache, Mesa, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings

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

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into eight 1/2-in. thick patties.
  • 2. 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, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.