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Turkey Bean Burgers Recipe

Turkey Bean Burgers Recipe

Packed with veggies, beans, turkey and loads of flavor, these moist burgers are anything but boring. What an easy meal for a busy weekday! Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup shredded zucchini
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 pound ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 4 romaine leaves

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl coarsely mash beans. Add the egg white, zucchini, red pepper, chili powder, onion powder, pepper and salt. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook burgers in oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Serve on buns with onion and lettuce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 burger equals 384 calories, 18 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 555 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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