Red Pepper Jelly Turkey Burgers

recipe
Ground turkey breast is a flavorful and healthy alternative to ground beef. If you have the time to fire up the grill, grilling the patties will enhance their flavor.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 16 Minutes
Cook: 13 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 319
Caloriesfromfat 16 %
Fat 5.7 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Protein 34.1 g
Carbohydrate 43.2 g
Fiber 5.8 g
Cholesterol 53 mg
Iron 2.9 mg
Sodium 593 mg
Calcium 82 mg

Ingredients

1 pound ground turkey breast
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup quick-cooking oats
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
Cooking spray
4 (1.6-ounce) light whole wheat hamburger buns
1/4 cup (2 ounces) tub-style light cream cheese
1/4 cup red pepper jelly
16 thin slices cucumber
1/4 cup alfalfa sprouts

Preparation

1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Add turkey patties; cook 6 minutes on each side or until done.

3. Place patties on bottom halves of buns. Top each with 1 tablespoon each of cream cheese and jelly, 4 cucumber slices, and 1 tablespoon alfalfa sprouts. Top with top halves of buns.

Jennifer Cofield,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

September 2006
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