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Greek Turkey Burger

Cook Time
15 minutes
Serves
2
Calories
320
Protein
26g
Total Fat
12g
Saturated Fat
3.5g
Carbohydrates
32g
Dietary Fiber
6g

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup red bell peppers
  • 1/3 cup spinach
  • 1 oz feta cheese
  • 1/2 tomato
  • 2 whole wheat hamburger buns
  • 1 tsp pesto sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp red onion
  • 1/4 clove garlic
  • 1/4 tsp Montreal Steak Seasoning
  • 6 oz ground turkey
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cucumber

Preparation

  1. Place ground turkey in a bowl. Let sit while you're preparing the other ingredients.
  2. Chop 1 teaspoon of red onion, then saute it in 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil until soft.
  3. Add 1/4 clove of minced garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  4. Slice 1/3 cup of spinach, add it to the mixture an saute briefly. Set aside and cool.
  5. For the sauce, puree 1/4 cup of diced red peppers in a food processor. Add 1 teaspoon of pesto and 1 teaspoon of honey.
  6. Season sauce with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. In a medium-size bowl, mix 6 ounces of ground turkey with the cooled spinach mixture. Season with 1/4 teaspoon of Montreal Steak Seasoning and 1 ounce of feta cheese.
  8. Knead mixture together with your hands.
  9. Split the turkey mixture into two piles and form into small burgers.
  10. Microwave burgers for 25 seconds (or until meat is no longer pink).
  11. In a saute pan, place burgers over medium heat.
  12. Sear the burgers for 2 minutes on each side (or until cooked).
  13. Spread the pesto sauce mixture onto the whole wheat burger buns.
  14. Add slice of cucumber and tomato.

Tags: Dinner, Cooking, Recipes, Food, Lunch

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