Italian Turkey Burgers
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The addition of fennel seeds makes these burgers reminiscent of Italian sausage. Top them with fresh basil and tomato for a wonderful summer main course.
cooking spray2 spray(s)
uncooked 93% lean ground turkey1 pound(s)
uncooked onion(s)⅓ cup(s), chopped
minced garlic2 tsp
fennel seed2 tsp
table salt½ tsp
black pepper¼ tsp, freshly ground
reduced calorie hamburger roll(s)4 item(s)
olive oil cooking spray4 spray(s)
fresh tomato(es)2 small, ripe, yellow and/or red, thickly sliced
basil1 cup(s), fresh, leaves, torn or thinly shredded
- Coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray; preheat to medium-high.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey, onion, garlic, fennel seed, salt and pepper; form into four 1/2-inch-thick patties. Coat burgers and inside of rolls with cooking spray.
- Grill burgers for 5 minutes; flip burgers and add rolls to grill. Grill open-face rolls until lightly charred, about 1 to 2 minutes; remove to serving plates. Grill burgers until cooked through, about 5 minutes more.
- To serve, top grilled rolls with burgers and tomato slices; garnish with basil. Yields 1 burger per serving.