Satisfy a hankering for a hamburger with this lower-calorie option. It's just as flavorful,
but more diet friendly.
Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey breast1/4 onion , shredded, on the large holes of a hand grater or in a food processor1/4 cup finely chopped green onion (scallion)2 slices whole wheat bread , toasted and processed in a food processor for 1 minute to make crumbs1/4 cup Better 'n Eggs or 1 egg , beaten2 cloves garlic , finely chopped1/8 tsp. ground mustardBlack pepper to tasteVegetable oil cooking spray4 whole wheat hamburger buns (about 115 calories each)1 Tbsp. mustard8 leaves lettuce8 thick slices tomato4 slices red onion
Thoroughly mix the turkey, onion, green onion, bread crumbs, egg, garlic, mustard and pepper to taste in a large bowl. Form the mixture into 4 patties.
Heat a large, heavy-bottomed skillet over medium heat.
Lightly coat the pan with cooking spray and place the patties in the pan. Cook
until the pink just disappears in the center, about 4 minutes on each side, or until a
thermometer inserted into the center of the burger reads 160°.
Slice the buns. Spread each top with mustard. Place the lettuce, tomato, onion and a
burger on the bottom bun and cover with the top. Serve.
Recipes from The Best Life Diet Cookbook by Bob Greene, published by Simon & Schuster, © 2009. Used by permission.
Per serving, about: calories: 367; protein: 29 g; carbohydrate: 36 g; dietary fiber: 6 g; sugars: 3 g; total fat: 13 g; saturated fat: 3 g; cholesterol: 143 mg; calcium: 118 mg; sodium: 487 mg