The best burgers are the ones you make yourself. These gourmet turkey burgers are filled with quinoa, red onion and goat cheese — Loaded Quinoa Turkey Burgers are under 300 calories per serving!
(16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast
tablespoons liquid eggs
medium red onion, finely diced
cup roughly chopped walnuts
cup goat cheese
whole grain sandwich thins or gluten free burger buns
tablespoons honey mustard
fresh basil leaves
medium avocado, cut into 18 thin slices
In saucepan, combine quinoa and water. Bring to boil, cover and let simmer 20 minutes. Fluff with fork; set aside.
In large bowl, gently combine ground turkey, quinoa, eggs, red onion, walnuts and goat cheese. Sprinkle cumin over top and gently work into meat mixture. Form into 6 (½-inch) thick patties. Spray large skillet with olive oil spray. Place patties in skillet on medium heat.
Cook 18 minutes, covered, turning 2 to 3 times and until 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Always cook to well-done.
Add 2 tablespoons water after the first turn to prevent cheese from burning, if desired.
Place each patty on a bun with honey mustard, 2 basil leaves and 3 slices of avocado.