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Basketball Turkey Burger

Basketball Turkey Burger

Here’s a kid-friendly turkey burger recipe that’s great for both the college hoops tournament in March or your kids’ basketball team cookout. Under 300 calories per serving.

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servings Makes 6 servings 6
preparation time PREP Under 15 minutes
total time TOTAL Under 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
  • 2 chipotle chilies, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 mozzarella string cheese sticks
  • ½ cup low-fat blue cheese dressing
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery sticks
  • 6 small Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 6 reduced-calorie whole grain buns

Directions

  1. In large bowl, combine turkey, chilies, cilantro and garlic. Mix until combined. Divide meat mixture into 6 (½-inch thick) patties. Spray non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Place patties in skillet over medium-high heat. Cover. Cook 18 minutes, turning 2 to 3 times and until internal temperature reaches 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Always cook to well-done.
  2. Separate strings from cheese. Decorate hot patties with cheese strings to resemble basketballs.
  3. In small bowl, combine dressing, carrot and celery. Arrange mixture on bun bottom bun; add patties and bun top.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories290

Protein23g

Carbohydrates29g

Fiber4g

Sugars5g

Fat10g

Cholesterol60mg

Sodium580mg

Saturated Fat3.5g

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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