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Spinach Turkey Burgers Recipe

Spinach Turkey Burgers Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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