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Barbecued Mushroom-Turkey Burgers

"Flavored with a little of wine, these moist patties taste like they came from an artsy restaurant," promises Hutchinson, Minnesota's Sharon Spethman. "They're a great way to work a few additional vegetables into a backyard barbecue."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Grill: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium carrot, grated
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine or chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce, divided
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 4 slices tomato

Directions

  • In a large nonstick skillet, saute onion in butter for 3 minutes. Add mushrooms and carrot; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add the wine, salt and pepper; simmer for 2-3 minutes or until liquid is evaporated.
  • Transfer to a large bowl; cool slightly. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill patties, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear, brushing occasionally with 1/4 cup barbecue sauce. Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato and remaining barbecue sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 371 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 926mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.
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