Hearty Turkey Burgers
Low Fat Recipe
For Hearty Turkey Burgers, warm oil and add onions and garlic. Add in the turkey, bread crumbs, barbecue sauce, oatmeal, basil, oregano, wheat germ, salt and pepper to taste. Shape into burgers.
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 medium yellow onions, cut into 1/8 to 1/4-inch pieces
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1-1/2 pound ground turkey breast
3 tablespoons dried bread crumbs
2 tablespoons barbecue sauce
3 tablespoons quick cooking oatmeal
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon toasted wheat germ
1/4 teaspoon salt
Ground black pepper
Warm the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic; cook over medium heat, stirring often, for about ten minutes, or until the onions start to brown. Add water, 1-tablespoon at a time, as necessary to prevent burning. Transfer them to a large bowl and let cool for about ten minutes.
Add in the turkey, bread crumbs, barbecue sauce, oatmeal, basil, oregano, wheat germ, salt and pepper to taste. Mix well. Shape the mixture into nine burgers.
This recipe can be made ahead and stored in an airtight container for up to three weeks in the refrigerator or at room temperature.
Yield: 9 servings
Calories 146; Protein 17g; Carbohydrates: 8g; Total Fat 5g; Saturated Fat 1g; Cholesterol 39mg; Fiber 1g; Sodium 145mg