Enjoy the flavors of Thanksgiving all year long in this dressed-up turkey burger. Try grilling the burgers for an added boost of flavor. Serve with vegetable chips and red grapes.

Recipe by Oxmoor House August 2011


Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well to blend. Set aside.

  • Combine turkey and next 3 ingredients. Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add patties; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until a thermometer registers 165°.

  • Place 1 lettuce leaf on bottom half of each bun; top each with 1 patty and 2 tablespoons cranberry mixture. Top each with 1 bun top.

Chef's Notes

For this recipe, select ground turkey breast over ground turkey, which contains both the dark and white meat. The breast meat is much lower in calories and fat.


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Nutrition Facts

420 calories; fat 8.8g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 3.2g; protein 32.7g; carbohydrates 50g; fiber 4.6g; cholesterol 51mg; iron 3.3mg; sodium 577mg; calcium 32mg.