Healthy Recipes

Crispy Skillet Turkey Burgers

These diet-friendly burgers make a perfect weeknight meal.

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Crispy Skillet Turkey Burgers
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Calories 500
Protein 30g
Fat 22g
Carbs 42g
Fiber 6g
Sugar 5g
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Crispy Skillet Turkey Burgers Servings: 4
Prep time: 5 minutes   |   Cook time: 10 minutes
You'll need
  • 1 lb organic 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup 100% whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 oz Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, rinsed, patted dry, and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cup organic plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 4 100% whole-wheat hamburger buns, toasted
  • tomato, sliced
  • 2 cups baby arugula

Recipe excerpted from the editors of America’s Test Kitchen.

Directions 
1. Combine turkey, panko, cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, yogurt, basil, 1⁄2 tsp salt, and 1⁄2 tsp pepper in bowl. Gently knead until just combined. Pat turkey mixture into 4 patties about 3⁄4 inch thick and 4 inches in diameter; season with salt and pepper.
2. Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium-low heat until shimmering. Add patties and cook for 5 to 7 minutes on each side, until well browned and meat registers 160°F.
3. Place burgers on buns and top with tomato and arugula.
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