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Grilled Turkey Burgers Recipe
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Grilled Turkey Burgers Recipe

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Orange marmalade gives a citrus twist to moist burger. Ground turkey offers a nice change from the usual hamburger patty.—Patty Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 5 hamburger buns, split
  • 5 slices Swiss cheese (1/2 ounce each)
  • 5 onion slices
  • 5 tomato slices
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce

Nutritional Facts

One burger (prepared with fat-free milk, lean ground turkey and reduced-fat Swiss cheese) equals 415 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 124 mg cholesterol, 743 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into five 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, basting occasionally with marmalade.
  3. Grill buns, cut side down, for 2-4 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve burgers on buns with cheese, onion, tomato and lettuce. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Turkey Burgers in Taste of Home August/September 2002, p20

Nutritional Facts

One burger (prepared with fat-free milk, lean ground turkey and reduced-fat Swiss cheese) equals 415 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 124 mg cholesterol, 743 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Apr. 15, 2013

"We have these burgers about once a month, always great reviews from everyone (even the kids and die hard beef lovers). I substitute out the Swiss for provolone, and husband makes a fantastic aioli sauce to go over them as well, adding another layer of flavor."

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2010

"My favorite ground turkey recipe."

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Reviewed Apr. 4, 2009

"These are awesome! My family loves them. I use Italian style breadcrumbs for more flavor."

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