• Tex-Mex Turkey Burgers

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1
    Calories 420
    Total Fat 16 g
    Saturated Fat 3 g
    Sodium 896 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 47 g
    Dietary Fiber 6 g
    Protein 25 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Green salsa 2 tablespoons
    Avocado, chopped ½
    Cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon
    Breadcrumbs ½ cup
    Cumin 2 teaspoons
    Chili powder 1 teaspoon
    Salt ¼ teaspoon
    Ground turkey ½ pound
    Egg white 1
    Cooking spray
    Whole-wheat burger buns, toasted 2
    1. Combine salsa, avocado, and cilantro in a small bowl. Set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, combine breadcrumbs, cumin, chili powder, salt, turkey, and egg white. Divide mixture into two ¾-inch patties.
    3. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium heat. Add patties, and cook 3-4 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
    4. Arrange burgers on buns and top with avocado topping. Serve.

    Exchanges3 very lean meats; 2.5 starches; 2 monounsaturated fats

    Side Suggestions: Black beans With Red Onion and TomatoHeat 1 (15-ounce) can of drained and rinsed black beans in a small pan over medium heat. Stir in 2 tablespoons diced red onion, 1 seeded and chopped plum tomato, and ½ minced jalapeno (optional). Drizzle with the juice of ½ lime, season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste, and serve. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 178 calories; 33 g carbohydrate; 11 g protein; 0.5 g fat (0 g sat); 13 g fiber; 985 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1.5 starches; 0.5 vegetable.

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