Spinach Turkey Burgers Recipe

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Spinach Turkey Burgers Recipe
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Spinach Turkey Burgers Recipe

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Looking for a change-of-pace burger? Try these pretty sandwiches from C.A. Hedges of Clarence Center, New York. Instead of beef, the burgers are filled with spinach and turkey for a succulent switch to the usual grilled fare.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup stuffing mix, finely crushed
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 4 sandwich buns, split
  • Cheese slices, lettuce leaves and tomato slices, optional

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix, broth, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and half of the spinach (save remaining spinach for another use). Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four 3/4-in.-thick patties.
Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat or broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Serve on buns with cheese, lettuce and tomato if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Turkey Burgers in Simple & Delicious July/August 2006, p48

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 503 calories, 22g fat (7g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 969mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein.

  • 1 cup stuffing mix, finely crushed
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 4 sandwich buns, split
  • Cheese slices, lettuce leaves and tomato slices, optional
  1. In a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix, broth, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and half of the spinach (save remaining spinach for another use). Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four 3/4-in.-thick patties.
  2. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat or broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Serve on buns with cheese, lettuce and tomato if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Turkey Burgers in Simple & Delicious July/August 2006, p48

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liz wong User ID: 539773 159557
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2012

"These burgers are terrific! Even my kids who don't usually like turkey burgers loved these!"

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[email protected] User ID: 1846053 71605
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2011

"This is very popular in our house. For an alternate spread, try using light creamy caesar dressing. It is great with it.

We have also doubled this recipe and made it into a meatloaf."

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