Tex-Mex Turkey Burgers
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size1Calories420Total Fat16 gSaturated Fat3 gSodium896 mgTotal Carbohydrate47 gDietary Fiber6 gProtein25 g
Servings and Times
Servings2
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresGreen salsa2 tablespoonsAvocado, chopped½Cilantro, chopped1 tablespoonBreadcrumbs½ cupCumin2 teaspoonsChili powder1 teaspoonSalt¼ teaspoonGround turkey½ poundEgg white1Cooking sprayWhole-wheat burger buns, toasted2
  • Directions
  • Combine salsa, avocado, and cilantro in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine breadcrumbs, cumin, chili powder, salt, turkey, and egg white. Divide mixture into two ¾-inch patties.
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add patties, and cook 3-4 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  • Arrange burgers on buns and top with avocado topping. Serve.



  • Exchanges
    3 very lean meats; 2.5 starches; 2 monounsaturated fats

    Side Suggestions: Black beans With Red Onion and Tomato
    Heat 1 (15-ounce) can of drained and rinsed black beans in a small pan over medium heat. Stir in 2 tablespoons diced red onion, 1 seeded and chopped plum tomato, and ½ minced jalapeno (optional). Drizzle with the juice of ½ lime, season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste, and serve. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 178 calories; 33 g carbohydrate; 11 g protein; 0.5 g fat (0 g sat); 13 g fiber; 985 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1.5 starches; 0.5 vegetable.




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