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Turkey Cheeseburgers With Rosemary Onions

Southern Living APRIL 2007

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Cook time:30 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Chill:30 Minutes


  • 1 (20-oz.) package lean ground turkey breast
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 large sweet onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh or dried rosemary
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 (4-oz.) package goat cheese, sliced*
  • 6 (1.5-oz.) whole grain white hamburger buns
  • Toppings: lettuce leaves, Dijon mustard, tomato slices


1. Gently combine first 4 ingredients. Shape mixture into 6 thin patties; cover and chill 30 minutes.

2. Melt 1 Tbsp. butter in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add onion and rosemary, and sauté 10 minutes or until onion is tender and golden. Remove onion mixture from skillet.

3. Melt remaining 1/2 Tbsp. butter in same skillet over medium heat. Cook patties 6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center. Place on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet or broiler pan coated with cooking spray.

4. Top each patty evenly with onion mixture and 1 cheese slice. Broil 6 inches from heat 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned. Serve on hamburger buns with desired toppings.

*4 oz. blue cheese, Gorgonzola cheese, or Swiss cheese may be substituted.

Note: Nutritional analysis does not include toppings.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 320
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 10.5g
  • Saturated fat: 5.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 30.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 25g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Cholesterol: 89mg
  • Iron: 2.3mg
  • Sodium: 783mg
  • Calcium: 138mg

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