Sweet Potato and Spinach Turkey Burgers
- 1 medium sweet potato, cut into 3/4-inch chunks (about 2 cups)
- 1 lb. lean ground turkey
- 2 cups medium packed fresh spinach, chopped small
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 large cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary
- 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh sage
- 2 tsp. finely chopped fresh thyme
- 3/4 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp. black pepper
- 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
- 6 whole-grain buns or 6 large lettuce leaves
- Cooking spray
- Microwave sweet potato for 4-6 minutes or steam for 15 minutes until tender.
- While the sweet potato is cooking, prepare the grill and set the heat on medium-high. If broiling, set top of the rack on the second rung (at least 6 inches from the broiler) and set heat on broil. Prepare a large broiler pan with cooking spray.
- In a large bowl, mash sweet potato. Add turkey, spinach, onion, garlic, herbs, salt, pepper, and oil. Mix together and form 6 patties about 1/2-inch thick.
- Grill patties for 4-8 minutes on each side or until the center are 165 degrees F. If broiling, arrange patties on a broiler pan and broil for 4-8 minutes on each side or until the center is 165 degrees F.
- 134 calories
- 7 g total fat (1.5 g saturated fat)
- 7 g carbohydrate
- 12 g protein
- 1 g dietary fiber
- 351 mg sodium
So, there you have it—Thanksgiving Turkey Recipes to enjoy.
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