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Skillet Ranch Burgers Recipe

Skillet Ranch Burgers Recipe

Lean ground turkey keeps these burgers light, while jalapenos and ranch dressing mix add great flavor. —Debra Justice, Moody, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 slices onion
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon ranch salad dressing mix

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook patties over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear.
  • 3. Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato and onion. Combine sour cream and dressing mix; spoon over burgers. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 burger equals 373 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 772 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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