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Turkey Burgers

It’s BBQ season and we’ve created this delicious recipe for healthy turkey burgers. Turkey is a great alternative to beef burgers, as it’s generally lower in saturated fat and so a great choice for heart health and energy balance! We made our burgers hot ‘n’ spicy – you can turn up the spice too by adding jalapeño peppers or leave them out if you prefer it mild.

Serve in a wholemeal bun with your favourite burger toppings…. are you a gherkins or no gherkins kind of person?

Ingredients

  • 500g 2% fat turkey breast mince 
  • 2 cloves garlic 
  • ½ red onion 
  • 1 tbsp sliced jalapenos (more if you like it spicy!) 
  • 100g light feta cheese 
  • ½ tsp paprika 
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper 
  • ½ tsp cumin 
  • Few sprays of Frylight 

How to make

Turkey Burgers

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Method:

  1. Crush the garlic, finely dice the onion and jalapenos and crumble the feta cheese. 
  2. Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix together well. If you have time, cover and leave to marinade in the fridge, or you can use the mix straight away. 
  3. Split into 6 equal pieces and form into patties. 
  4. Heat a frying pan and spray with Frylight. 
  5. Cook burgers for 10 minutes turning halfway. 

Nutritional Information

This recipe makes 6 burgers, each burger (without the bun) contains: 

  • Energy: 157kcal 
  • Fat: 2.9g 
  • Saturated fat: 1.7g 
  • Carbohydrate: 1.5g 
  • Sugars: 1.2g 
  • Fibre: 0.3g 
  • Protein: 29.5g 
  • Salt: 0.47g 

 

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