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Zesty Turkey Burgers

 Zesty Turkey Burgers
My husband and I were watching our weight last summer and we found that this recipe was really easy to make. And it's delicious! -Louise Gilbert of Quesnel, British Columbia
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/3 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 hamburger buns, split

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Transfer half
  • of the mixture to a large bowl; stir in oats. Set remaining ketchup
  • mixture aside for basting. Crumble turkey over oat mixture and mix
  • well. Shape into four patties.
  • Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and
  • lightly coat the grill rack. Grill patties, covered, over medium
  • heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or
  • until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear,
  • basting occasionally with ketchup mixture. Serve on lettuce-lined
  • buns. Yield: 4 servings.

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Zesty Turkey Burgers (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 burger equals 355 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 746 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.
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