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Quick-and-Easy Teriyaki Turkey Burgers

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)
Teriyaki sauce, ginger, and sesame oil add just the right amount of flavor to these savory burgers that cook quickly in a skillet. Omit sautéed onions on the burgers for your pickier eaters.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon bottled minced ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons lower-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 large onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 2 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 4 (1 1/2-ounce) hamburger buns
  • 4 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato
  • 4 curly leaf lettuce leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 364
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 12.8 g
  • satfat 3.2 g
  • monofat 4.5 g
  • polyfat 3.7 g
  • protein 26.5 g
  • carbohydrate 35 g
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • cholesterol 90 mg
  • iron 3.7 mg
  • sodium 660 mg
  • calcium 108 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Shape turkey mixture into 4 (1/2-inch-thick) patties. Combine teriyaki sauce and 1 tablespoon water in a small bowl.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion to pan; cover and cook 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently. Stir in 1 tablespoon teriyaki mixture. Remove onion from pan; keep warm. Reduce heat to medium.

  3. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add oil to pan. Add patties, and cook 5 minutes. Add remaining 3 tablespoons teriyaki mixture to pan. Carefully turn patties over, and cook 2 minutes or until done.

  4. Place 1 patty on bottom half of each bun; top each with 1/4 cup onion mixture, 1 tomato slice, and 1 lettuce leaf. Top with remaining bun halves.

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  6. Young Chefs can:

  7. Add measured garlic powder and ginger to turkey

  8. Place buns on plates

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  10. Older Chefs can:

  11. Help shape patties

  12. Top burgers with tomato, lettuce, and remaining bun half