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Cheddar Stuffed Burgers Recipe

Just plain healthy recipe...

This recipe for Cheddar Stuffed Burgers may look difficult because of the long list of ingredients, but really quite simple!

At a reduced 341 calories per hamburger, this recipe deserves some attention. Leave out the cheese and you'll save even more calories, and fat! You can also opt for a happy medium and use reduced fat cheese.


Recipe Ingredients

3 tablespoons ketchup
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
1-1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon minced dried onion
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1-1/2 pound lean ground turkey
1 ounce Cheddar cheese, cut into four pieces
4 hamburger buns
Romaine lettuce leaves, torn into pieces
8 thin tomato slices

Recipe Directions

Prepare grill or broiler. Combine ketchup and next 8 ingredients. Stir half of ketchup mixture into turkey and combine well.

Divide into 8 equal patties and place 1 piece of cheese on 4 of them. Top with remaining patties, pinching edges to seal.

Grill or broil, turning once, until cooked through, brushing remaining sauce over burgers during the last 2 minutes of cooking time.

Serve on buns with lettuce and tomato.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 burger with 1/4 ounce Cheddar cheese
Calories: 341; Total Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 106mg; Carbohydrates: 30g; Protein: 45g; Fiber: 2g; Sodium: 1,072mg (check the labels of the sauce ingredients, cut back if you're on a salt-restricted diet)

Exchange: 1/2 starch, 1 lean meat

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