All-American Turkey Burger with Squash Fries

Total Time
30 min
15 min
15 min
Use the long neck of the squash to cut the fries – the shorter bulb will not yield fry-like sticks.


cooking spray

4 spray(s)

uncooked 99% fat-free ground turkey breast

4 oz

uncooked scallion(s)

2½ Tbsp, chopped, divided

barbecue sauce

2 tsp, divided

table salt

1 pinch

black pepper

1 pinch

uncooked butternut squash

8 oz, cut into 1/2-inch-thick sticks


½ Tbsp

light hamburger roll(s) or bun(s)

1 item(s), toasted


1 leaf/leaves, large

fresh tomato(es)

2 slice(s)

Kosher dill pickle sandwich slice(s)

4 slice(s)


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat a small baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine turkey, 2 Tbsp scallion, 1 tsp barbecue sauce and pinch salt; form into 1/2-inch-thick patty and place on one side of prepared pan. Put squash on other side of pan and coat squash and burger with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast turning once, until fries are golden and burger is cooked through, about 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine remaining 1/2 Tbsp scallion, remaining 1 tsp barbecue sauce and mayonnaise in a small cup.
  4. To serve, layer lettuce, tomato, burger, mayonnaise mixture and pickles on roll; serve with squash fries.
  5. Makes 1 serving.

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