EGGPLANT TURKEY BURGERS

EGGPLANT TURKEY BURGERS

  • 12 oz raw ground 93% lean turkey breast
  • 3/4 medium onion or shallots (1/4 finely chopped, 1/2 sliced)
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce (optional)
  • 1 medium eggplant, peeled
  • 1 medium bell pepper sliced
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 4 slices Muenster cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar

Eggplant Turkey Burgers – Directions

  1. Preheat grill or broiler to high (I used my cuinart griller)
  2. Combine turkey, chopped onion, egg whites, parsley and hot sauce in a medium bowl; mix well.
  3. Grill or broil patties for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until no longer pink in the middle. Set aside and keep warm.
  4. Brush sliced onion, eggplant and bell peepers with oil.
  5. Grill or broil for 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned.
  6. Put mozzarella or cheese of choice on burger then top with peppers, onions and balsamic vinegar and place between to pieces of eggplant.
  7. Enjoy the healthy yumminess!

Eggplant Turkey Burger – Nutritional info

  • Recipe serves 4
  • 21 Day Fix Equivalents: 1 1/2 green, 1 red, 1 blue
  • Calories: 296 Carbs: 11 g Protein: 26 g Fat: 17 g (7 g saturated) Cholesterol: 11 g Sugars: 5 g Fiber: 5 g

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