Simple Turkey Burger Recipe


This simple turkey burger recipe is great for summertime grilling. By using the ground turkey with some spices and sauces, the flavors will waken up your taste buds.

So if you are in the mood for some grilled burgers, but don't want to add up the fats and calories, the turkey burger is a great alternative. This healthier version will let you enjoy your cookout without ruining your weight loss progress.

Warm up the grill, grab the apron and spatula and let's get grilling.

Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.

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Simple Turkey Burger Recipe

Using ground turkey breast as a substitute for ground hamburger is a great way to reduce some unwanted fats, calories and Weight Watchers points. With all the seasonings and sauces, your turkey burger will be juicy and delicious.

Top it off with some tomatoes, lettuce and pickles for some extra flavor with very little added calories and no extra WW Points.

Recipe Type:

Sandwich, Burger, Main Dish

Degree of Difficulty:

Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Ground turkey breast, 99% fat free
  • 2 each Eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp Liquid smoke
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 2 tsp Steak Seasoning
  • 1/2 cup Bread crumbs, seasoned
  • 8 each Whole wheat buns

Directions

  1. Lightly spray grill with cooking spray to prevent sticking..
  2. Preheat the grill to medium low / medium heat.
  3. Using a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together.
  4. Form turkey mixture into 8 even patties.
  5. Place burgers on the grill and cook for approximately 4 - 6 minutes per side or until no longer pink.
  6. Serve on whole wheat buns.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 12 minutes

Nutrition Facts for Turkey Burger Recipe

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 8
Serving Size 1 burger
Calories 299
Total Fat 4.6g
      Sat Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 116.5mg
Sodium 342.1mg
Total Carbohydrates 29.8g
      Fiber 4.4g
      Sugar 2.6g
Protein 36.6g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
SmartPoints:
5 pts
SmartPoints
Non-FreeStyle:
6 pts
Points
Plus:
7 pts
Original
Points:
6 pts

The WW Freestyle SmartPoints do not include the nutrition for the turkey breast or the eggs.

Tips

Add some cheese, mushrooms, tomatoes, lettuce or your favorite toppings to change up this sandwich.



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