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Tasty Turkey Sliders

Tasty Turkey Sliders

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servings Makes 18 servings 18
preparation time PREP Under 30 minutes
total time TOTAL 1 hour

Ingredients

  • CREAM CHEESE TOPPING
  • ½ pound minced JENNIE-O® Sun Dried Tomato Turkey Breast
  • ½ cup vegetable flavored cream cheese
  • 2 ounces feta or goat cheese, crumbled
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons minced green onion
  • salt and pepper, if desired
  • SLIDERS
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup finely minced vidalia onion
  • 1 cup finely minced button mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons thyme leaves
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 18 small wooden skewers
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
  • 9 party-sized potato rolls, split
  • 4 slices Provolone cheese
  • 18 small basil leaves
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved

Directions

  1. CREAM CHEESE TOPPING: In small bowl, add minced turkey, cream cheese and feta cheese; mix to combine. Stir in basil, green onion and salt and pepper, if desired. Cover and refrigerate.
  2. TURKEY SLIDER: In hot skillet, add 2 tablespoons olive oil and sauté onions, mushrooms, thyme, salt and pepper, to taste. Cook until onions are caramelized and mushrooms are brown. Stir in garlic and parsley. Remove from heat to cool.
  3. In medium bowl, add sautéed ingredients to ground turkey mix together not to overwork. Form into small sliders approximately 2 tablespoons each. Press gently into shape. Place burgers on plate covered with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator.
  4. With a cookie cutter, cut split potato rolls and cheese into 1½-inch circles.
  5. In non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Cook turkey patties 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Toast bread under broiler. Place burger on each piece of toasted cheese bread. Add a small dollop of cream cheese mixture. Take wood skewer, pierce basil leaf, tomato half; press skewer into the slider to serve.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories240

Protein14g

Carbohydrates22g

Fiber1g

Sugars3g

Fat11g

Cholesterol40mg

Sodium450mg

Saturated Fat4.5g

MADE WITH

Lean Ground Turkey

Lean Ground Turkey

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

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