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Lemon Turkey Burgers

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

My mom used to cook these juicy burgers in butter or a little bacon fat. I do all of my sauteing in olive oil or nonstick cooking spray, yet my turkey burgers taste just as delicious as Mom's.
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Ingredients

  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 whole wheat sandwich rolls, split
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 6 thin tomato slices

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into six patties.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet, cook patties in oil in two batches over medium heat until a thermometer reaches 165° and juices run clear. Serve on rolls with lettuce and tomato.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 268 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 680mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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