Italian Burgers

Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

These messy, robust burgers are just as delicious and satisfying as a meatball sub. To remove sausage from its casing, cut the casing lengthwise with kitchen scissors.

Yield: 6 servings
Recipe from Cooking Light

More From Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 428
  • Calories from fat: 27%
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 4.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Protein: 34.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 42.1g
  • Fiber: 5.6g
  • Cholesterol: 93mg
  • Iron: 4.4mg
  • Sodium: 860mg
  • Calcium: 233mg

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 cups red bell pepper strips
  • 2 cups green bell pepper strips
  • 2 cups vertically sliced onion
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free Italian herb pasta sauce (such as Muir Glen)
  • 12 ounces hot turkey Italian sausage
  • 12 ounces ground turkey breast
  • 6 (2-ounce) whole wheat hamburger buns
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded sharp provolone cheese

Preparation

  1. Prepare grill or broiler.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers and onion; sauté 10 minutes. Add pasta sauce, and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Keep warm.
  3. Remove casings from sausage. Combine sausage and turkey in a large bowl. Divide mixture into 6 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.
  4. Place patties on a grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done.
  5. Place 1 patty on bottom half of each hamburger bun; top each patty with 2/3 cup bell pepper mixture, 2 tablespoons cheese, and top half of each hamburger bun.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Italian Burgers Recipe at a Glance

More Recipes Like This

advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

You want chicken? We've got it!

Chicken Tonight
Get endless recipe ideas for this dinnertime staple, emailed weekly.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy