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Grilled Italian Turkey Burgers

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Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

These turkey burgers are awesome at a cookout, especially if you're trying to eat healthy. Try topping them with a little marinara or steak sauce. So good. —Darla Andrews, Lewisville, Texas
Grilled Italian Turkey Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 1/2 pound sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons prepared pesto
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 4 slices reduced-fat provolone cheese
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split


  1. Place a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender, 3-4 minutes. Add spinach; cook and stir just until wilted.
  2. Mix first nine burger ingredients. Add turkey; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties.
  3. Place burgers on an oiled grill rack over medium heat. Grill, covered, until a thermometer reads 165°, 4-6 minutes per side.
  4. Top with cheese; grill, covered, until cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes.
  5. Serve on buns. Top with mushroom mixture.

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