Grilled Italian Turkey Burgers

The addition of pasta sauce keeps ready-in-30-minutes burgers moist while grilling.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 2

Ingredients

1/2
lb ground turkey breast
3
tablespoons tomato pasta sauce
1
tablespoon finely chopped red onion
2
slices (1 oz each) mozzarella cheese, cut in half
1/2
baguette (8 inches), cut into two 4-inch pieces
2
lettuce leaves
2
slices red onion
Additional tomato pasta sauce, if desired
  • 1 Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix turkey, 3 tablespoons pasta sauce and chopped onion. Shape mixture into 2 patties, each about 3/4 inch thick and the approximate shape of the baguette pieces.
  • 2 Cover and grill patties over medium heat 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 165°F. Top patties with cheese. Cover and grill about 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted.
  • 3 Slice baguette pieces horizontally in half. Place lettuce leaves on bottom halves; top with burgers and onion slices. Top with remaining baguette halves. Serve with additional pasta sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    610mg
    610%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    39g
    39%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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