Food & Drink Magazine

Turkey Spinach Burgers

By Mariealicerayner @MarieRynr
 photo DSCN3464_zpstxpypgaj.jpg
I've always been very fond of turkey burgers.   They are one of my favorite things.  In fact I would rather have a turkey burger than one made with ground beef, and that's the truth.  I recently made some for our supper and tried to incorporate some vegetables into the mix so that I could get in both extra fiber and vitamins, notably iron as I am iron deficient.   They were delicious!
  photo DSCN3465_zpskmth1dwd.jpg
I added some whole wheat bread crumbs to help bind them together and I confess . . .  a bit of cheese for extra flavor.  (In my defense I did use the low fat variety. and I ate my burger without a bun.)
  photo DSCN3466_zpsm6qa8wav.jpg
On the side we had roasted sweet potatoes, which I had cut into slices, spritzed with low fat cooking spray and some garlic and onion powder, plus pepper and then roasted in a hot oven . . .  and a green vegetable mix.
 photo DSCN3460_zpslozhhmsz.jpg
Todd had his on a bun with a slice of cheese melted on top.  He really enjoyed it.  I made him eat some tomato and lettuce with it. He's not a salad nut, but if I give it to him he will eat it.  He also had some mayo on the bottom roll, plus he had all the veg that I had as well.  He can't afford to lose weight.  We were both happy with what we had.  No complaints. I do love sweet potatoes and spinach too.
 photo DSCN3467_zpsaj9n1wdh.jpg
*Spinach Turkey Burgers*Makes 4 servingsPrintable Recipe 
These are moist and delicious and pretty healthy too.  Both spinach and turkey are superfoods! 
60g of fresh whole wheat bread crumbs (1 cup)60ml of chicken broth1/2 tsp Italian seasoning1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp black pepper5 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thaw and squeeze dry60g of low fat strong cheddar cheese, grated (1/2 cup)1 pound lean ground turkeyCheese slices, lettuce, tomatoes, sliced red onions, sandwich buns (all optional)  
 photo DSCN3462_zpshufky1ek.jpg
Combine the bread crumbs and the chicken broth along with the seasonings and spinach.  Crumble the turkey into a bowl.   Add the crumb mixture and gently mix to combine.   Shape into four 3/4 inch thick patties.  Grill, uncovered over medium high heat for 3 to 4 minutes per side, until the juices run clear.  (Alternately you can broil them 3 to 4 inches from the heat under a grill for 3 to 4 minutes per side.)  If desired, serve on toasted buns with your choice of toppings and condiments.  
 photo DSCN34641_zpsrgwh7kpt.jpg
Calories:  395 per serving with a bun (without bun 275)Total fat:  14.3g (without bun 12.4g)Carbs:  31.9 (without bun 10.6g)sugars: 3.9g (without bun 1.2g)

You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Spinach Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breasts

    Spinach Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Chicken Breasts

    I'm not 100% sure where the inspiration for this came from, but I'll take a guess it stems from my love of spinach dip and bacon (not that I've ever combined th... Read more

    By  Jannese Torres
  • Beef Teriyaki Burgers

    Beef Teriyaki Burgers

    When we go to the Japanese store, Mitsuwa, in New Jersey, Jamie and I always share a Hamburg plate (Hamburger with sauce served with rice and soup) in the food... Read more

    By  Thehungryartist
  • Mediterranean Burgers

    Mediterranean Burgers

    Burgers with Mediterranean flavors can quite possibly be the perfect sandwich.Mediterranean BurgersSue Lau | Palatable PastimeThe idea for this burger came abou... Read more

    By  Sue Lau
  • Caramelized Onion, Sweet Potato and Spinach Quesadillas

    Caramelized Onion, Sweet Potato Spinach Quesadillas

    Its no secret that I love Mexican food.  I’m all the way in South Africa, but hot damn I love me some good Mexican food.   We even have a quesadilla song.... Read more

    By  Melissak
  • Creamy Mushroom and Spinach ‘Orzotto’

    Creamy Mushroom Spinach ‘Orzotto’

    Since having baby Darryl, now 5 and a 1/2 weeks old, I have been keen to get back into the kitchen. Mainly because I missed having some time to myself to be... Read more

    By  Becky Cotter
  • Eggplant Parmesan with Creamed Spinach

    Eggplant Parmesan with Creamed Spinach

    Blogging Marathon# 53: Week 1/ Day 1 Theme: Vegetarian Italian dishes Dish: Eggplant Parmesan with Creamed Spinach We are starting a new edition of blogging... Read more

    By  Pavani
  • Vegetarian Green Eggs (with Spinach)

    Vegetarian Green Eggs (with Spinach)

    Blogging Marathon# 54: Week 3/ Day 1 Theme: Kid's Delight -- Cooking from Kid's Books/ TV shows Dish: Green Eggs with Spinach My theme for this week's Blogging... Read more

    By  Pavani

Paperblog Hot Topics