Healthy Turkey Club Burger Recipe

Recipe yields 4 servings.

Turkey Club Burger-mid

Looking for a filling, high protein, low calorie meal? Try this turkey club burger that packs in 29 grams of protein and only 299 calories:

For Burger:

  • 12 oz 99% fat free ground turkey
  • 1/2 C scallions, rinsed and sliced
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

For Spread:

  • 2 Tbsp. light mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard

For Toppings:

  • 4 oz. spinach or arugula, rinsed and dried
  • 4 oz portabella mushroom, rinsed, grilled, and sliced
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns

Preparation:

Preheat grill on medium-high heat. To prepare burgers, combine ground turkey, scallions, pepper and egg – mix well.  Form into 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick patties and coat each lightly with olive oil.  Grill for about 7-9 minutes on each side (to a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees Fahrenheit.  Combine mayonnaise and mustard to make a spread. Assemble 3/4 Tbsp. spread, 1 oz spinach or arugula, several slices of grilled portabella mushroom and one burger on each bun.

Enjoy!

Source: nih.gov/

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