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Grilled Turkey Burgers with Cucumber Salad

Lean, healthy, and delicious, this meal will satisfy both your body and mind.
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: dairy-free, Low-Carb
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 314kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

Turkey Burgers

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg large, beaten
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat breadcrumbs or whole-wheat panko, plain
  • 1/3 cup onions grated or finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup parsley finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil or cooking spray to lightly coat the pan or grill

Cucumber Salad

  • 1 cucumber diced small
  • 1/2 cup chives or green onions, chopped
  • 1 tomato medium, ripe and finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice or lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients for turkey burgers, except olive oil.
  • Form into 4 to 5 patties.
  • Sprinkle each patty on both sides with olive oil, using fingers to coat. Lightly oil grates of grill.
  • Set grill to medium-high heat or place a lightly-oiled skillet or grill pan on the stovetop over medium-high heat.
  • Add patties to grill or skillet and cover (cover if using the grill) and grill for 5 to 6 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
  • Meanwhile, mix together all ingredients for cucumber salad. Serve room temperature or chill until serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1patty and 1/4 cup salad | Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 130mg | Sodium: 637mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8