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Porcupine Turkey Sliders

Porcupine Turkey Sliders

The addition of brown rice gives these little patties a prickly look, and cranberries provide a burst of flavor that complements the savory turkey. Great for weeknight dinners at under 300 calories per serving!

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servings Makes 12 servings 12
preparation time PREP Under 15 minutes
total time TOTAL Less than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons minced yellow onions
  • ¼ cup minced celery
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dried cranberries
  • ¾ cup chopped spinach leaves
  • ½ cup egg substitute or 2 eggs
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 12 small whole wheat buns
  • 12 small lettuce leaves
  • 2 medium tomatoes, cut into 12 slices
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced

Directions

  1. In large skillet, add onions, celery, garlic and oil. Sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Set aside.
  2. In large mixing bowl combine turkey, cooked rice, cranberries, spinach leaves, egg and pepper, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper and cooked onion mixture. Divide turkey mixture into 12 equal portions and form patties ½-inch thick and 3-inch diameter. Place in large skillet on medium heat. Cover. Cook 15 minutes turning 2 to 3 times and until internal temperature reaches 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Always cook to well-done.
  3. Serve on buns with lettuce leaves, tomato, red onion and slider patty.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories180

Protein12g

Carbohydrates20g

Fiber2g

Sugars3g

Fat6g

Cholesterol30mg

Sodium200mg

Saturated Fat1.5g

MADE WITH

Lean Ground Turkey

Lean Ground Turkey

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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Porcupine Turkey Sliders