Turkey Burgers

Turkey Burger

Turkey Burger

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Makes 4 servings


1/4 cup Cowpoke Barbecue Sauce *
1 pound ground turkey
1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
1 egg white
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon canola oil
4 whole grain sandwich rolls, split in half
Lettuce leaves
Tomato slices
Carrot slices (optional)

*Or substitute prepared barbecue sauce.


  1. Prepare Cowpoke Barbecue Sauce. Combine turkey, bread crumbs, egg white, sage, marjoram, salt and pepper in large bowl until well blended. Shape into 4 patties.
  2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add patties. Cook 10 minutes or until patties are no longer pink in center (165°F, turning once.
  3. Place one burger on bottom half of each roll. Spoon 1 tablespoon Cowpoke Barbecue Sauce over top of each burger. Place tops of rolls over burgers. Serve with lettuce and tomato and garnish with carrot slices.

Health Note

Too much fat–and too little–can seriously affect your health. The body needs a minimum of 15 to 25 grams a day, approximately 3 to 5 teaspoons, to carry out a variety of functions. Fat protects the body's vital organs, helps transport and store the vitamins A, D, E and K, and provides essential fatty acids that help maintain healthy skin.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 burger with 1 tablespoon sauce and 1 bun
Sodium 669 mg
Protein 26 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Cholesterol 41 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 6 g
Calories from Fat 17 %
Calories 319

Dietary Exchange

Meat 3
Starch 2

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