Turkey-Cranberry Burgers

Do you ever crave the famous Christmas meal of turkey and cranberries and it’s not Christmas?  Here is a healthy alternative you can make anytime of the year..

Turkey-Cranberry Burgers Makes:4 servings

Prep: 20 mins
Grill:12 mins

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons fine dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 ounces uncooked ground turkey breast or chicken breast
  • 1 cup mixed baby greens
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 1/2 cup whole cranberry sauce

Directions

In a medium bowl, stir together carrot, green onions, bread crumbs, milk, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Add ground turkey; mix well. Shape the turkey mixture into four 1/2-inch-thick patties.

Place patties on a greased grill rack directly over medium coals. Grill, uncovered, for 12 to 15 minutes or until patties are done (165 degrees F),* turning once halfway through grilling.

Arrange mixed greens on bottoms of buns. Top with grilled patties and cranberry sauce; replace top halves of buns.

Tip: Broiling Directions:  Place patties on greased unheated broiler pan rack. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 11 to 13 minutes or until done (165 degrees F),* turning once halfway through broiling.

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-Wendy Millington

www.relivinglifehealthy.com

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