Herbed Turkey Burgers

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”15 min” cook_time=”12 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ] Grind the turkey in your own food processor to get meat that

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”15 min” cook_time=”12 min” serves=”4″ details=”” ]

Grind the turkey in your own food processor to get meat that is lower in fat than store-bought. If you are short of time, use 1 pound packaged ground turkey. On a fat-restricted diet, use breast meat instead of thigh.

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  • 1 1/4 pounds boneless turkey thighs
  • 1 small yellow onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small sweet green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs

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[ingredients-right]

  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper

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[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=”27 minutes”]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Using your fingers, remove the skin from the turkey thighs. Cut off any visible fat and cut the meat into small pieces.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Either place the turkey in the work bowl of a food processor and finely chop, scraping down the sides occasionally, or finely chop the turkey by hand.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Chop the onion in the food processor or by hand. Transfer to a bowl. Add the garlic and pepper, and toss to combine.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Add the bread crumbs, mustard, parsley, egg white, salt and pepper. Add the turkey and stir to combine.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”5″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Preheat the broiler, setting the rack 5 inches from the heat. Divide the mixture into quarters and form each into a round, compact patty.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”6″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Arrange the turkey patties on the broiler rack and cook them 6 to 7 minutes on each side or until cooked through.[/step-item]

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[nutrition-info calories=”178″ calories_fat=”” fat=”5g” sat_fat=”2g” choles=”78mg” sodium=”139mg” carbs=”6g” sugars=”” protein=”25g” fiber=”1g”]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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