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Grilled Pesto Turkey Burgers RecipeGrilled Pesto Turkey Burgers

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Grilled Pesto Turkey Burger Recipe

Lean ground turkey provides protein with fewer calories and less saturated fat and cholesterol than ground beef. These burgers are loaded with flavorful basil, garlic and grated Parmesan cheese for a taste that mimics your favorite pesto.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 burger
Amount Per Serving
225
Calories
% Daily Value*
21%
Total Fat 13.4g
18%Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
27%
Cholesterol 82mg
11%
Sodium 264mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.7g
1%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g
Sugars 0.1g
Protein 22.3g
Vitamin C 1%Vitamin A 4%
Iron 7%Calcium 5%
*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Yield: 4 burgers

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Grilling time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground turkey (about 93% lean)

  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves

  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped raw walnuts

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl until the seasonings are evenly distributed throughout the ground meat. Form the meat into 4 patties.

  2. Spray the grill grate with non-stick cooking spray and heat the grill to high. Grill the burgers for 10 to 15 minutes, flipping once halfway through. Use a meat thermometer to ensure they have reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit before serving.

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