Turkey Burgers with Special Sauce

Turkey Burgers with Special Sauce Recipe
Lee Harrelson
The Special Sauce on these grilled turkey burgers is a mayonnaise-based sauce flavored with Dijon mustard, orange juice, soy sauce, honey, and ginger. Serve these great summertime burgers with table grapes for a refreshing and light meal.


4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 318
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 1.8 g
Polyfat 3.3 g
Protein 32.5 g
Carbohydrate 31.7 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Iron 2.8 mg
Sodium 812 mg
Calcium 73 mg


1/4 cup chopped green onions
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
1 garlic clove, minced
1 pound ground turkey breast
Cooking spray
1/2 cup Special Sauce
4 (1 1/2-ounce) whole wheat hamburger buns
4 curly leaf lettuce leaves


Prepare grill.

Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 3/4-inch-thick patty. Place patties on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until done.

Spread 2 tablespoons Special Sauce over top half of each bun. Place lettuce leaves on bottom halves of buns; top each with 1 patty and top half of bun. Cut each burger in half.

JoAnn Stanford, Lupton City, Tennessee,

Cooking Light

June 2006
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