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Garlic-Onion Turkey Burgers

 Garlic-Onion Turkey Burgers
Even if you're not on a restricted diet, you'll enjoy these tasty burgers from Lisa Stavropoulos of Stouffville, Ontario. The ground turkey and beef patties are moist, hearty and seasoned to please. "I came up with this recipe as a more nutritious alternative to store-bought hamburger patties," Lisa says. "My husband often requests them for dinner."
12 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 3 small onions, quartered
  • 1 small carrot, cut into chunks
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 12 hamburger buns, split


  • In a food processor, combine the onions, carrot and garlic; cover and
  • process until finely chopped. Transfer mixture to a large bowl. Add
  • the bread crumbs, milk, egg, salt, basil, thyme and Worcestershire
  • sauce. Crumble turkey and beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into
  • 12 patties.
  • Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and
  • lightly coat the grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium-hot heat or
  • broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a
  • meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Serve on buns.
  • Yield: 12 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 each) equals 327 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 589 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.