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Cilantro Turkey Burgers with Chipotle Ketchup

Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)
Try these Cilantro Turkey Burgers as a healthier alternative to the traditional beef hamburger. Top with Chipotle Ketchup for a spicy kick.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) preshredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 (7-ounce) can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 4 (2 1/2-ounce) whole wheat hamburger buns
  • 4 red leaf lettuce leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 406
  • caloriesfromfat 30 %
  • fat 13.6 g
  • satfat 4.3 g
  • monofat 4 g
  • polyfat 3.7 g
  • protein 26.6 g
  • carbohydrate 44.5 g
  • fiber 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 73 mg
  • iron 4.4 mg
  • sodium 977 mg
  • calcium 229 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/3-inch-thick patty.

  2. Heat a large grill pan or large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add turkey patties, and cook 5 minutes on each side or until done.

  3. Remove 1 chile and 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from can. Reserve remaining chiles and sauce for another use. Mince the chile. Combine chile, adobo sauce, and ketchup.

  4. Place 1 patty on bottom half of each bun; top each patty with 1 tablespoon chipotle ketchup and 1 lettuce leaf. Cover with top halves of buns.