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Moroccan Spiced Turkey Burger

Moroccan Spiced Turkey Burger

Take your taste buds on a north African vacation. Ground turkey spiced with paprika, cinnamon, cumin and lemon juice stuffed into a soft pita with yogurt and roasted tomatoes. Under 300 calories per serving! 

 
 
 

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servings Makes 4 servings 4
preparation time PREP Under 30 minutes
total time TOTAL Less than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 cups red and yellow cherry tomatoes
  • oil for drizzling
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and cut into 4 even circular slices
  • 1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 (6-inch) whole wheat pita bread rounds, halved and split
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup baby arugula
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1½ tablespoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Heat oven to 450°.
  2. Place cherry tomatoes on parchment paper baking sheet and lightly drizzle with oil. Roast 6 minutes or until tomatoes blister. Grill onion 5 to 6 minutes or until slightly charred and tender turning once. Remove from grill and reserve.
  3. In large bowl, combine turkey, cumin, paprika, cinnamon and garlic; mix well. Portion turkey into 4 patties. Cook burgers as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Let burgers rest 5 minutes before cutting into quarters.
  4. In small bowl, combine yogurt, cilantro, parsley and lemon juice; mix well. To serve, place burger inside pita bread half. Add onions, tomatoes and baby arugula. Drizzle yogurt sauce in each pita.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories240

Protein32g

Carbohydrates24g

Fiber2g

Sugars5g

Fat2.5g

Cholesterol60mg

Sodium250mg

Saturated Fat1g

MADE WITH

Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

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Moroccan Spiced Turkey Burger