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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 478.8
  • Total Fat: 20.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 96.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,087.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 35.7 g

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Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

Submitted by: CKBYMOMMY

Introduction

from EatingWell.com - I haven't tried this yet, but it looks really good, and with the snow blowing outside, I am craving a good grilled burger. Saving it for the first day I can get to the grill, or maybe I will do them on the stove ;) from EatingWell.com - I haven't tried this yet, but it looks really good, and with the snow blowing outside, I am craving a good grilled burger. Saving it for the first day I can get to the grill, or maybe I will do them on the stove ;)
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 small onion(s), finely chopped
    2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
    4 clove(s) garlic, minced
    2 cup(s) tomato(es), plum, chopped, with juices
    6 piece(s) tomato(es), sun-dried and oil-packed, drained and finely chopped
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon pepper, black ground
    2 tablespoon basil, fresh, chopped
    1 pounds turkey, lean ground, 93 % lean
    1/4 cup(s) scallion(s) (green onions), finely chopped
    2 teaspoon garlic, minced
    2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
    1 teaspoon lemon zest
    1/2 teaspoon oregano, dried
    1/2 teaspoon pepper, black ground
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup(s) cheese, mozzarella, part-skim, divided
    2 tablespoon basil, fresh, finely chopped
    2 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
    4 slice(s) bread, focaccia, 4-inch square slices (about 2 ounces each), toasted

Directions

To prepare marinara:
1. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, cover and cook, stirring frequently, until translucent, 5 to 7 minutes.

2. Stir in fresh tomatoes and any juices, sun-dried tomatoes, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes have broken down, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in basil and remove from the heat. Transfer to a food processor and pulse to form a coarse-textured sauce. Return to the pan and set aside.

To prepare burgers:
3. Place turkey, scallions, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, lemon zest, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Gently combine, without overmixing, until evenly incorporated. Form into 8 thin patties about 4-inches wide and 3/8 inch thick.

4. Combine 1/4 cup cheese and basil and place an equal amount in the center of 4 patties. Cover with the remaining patties and crimp the edges closed.

5. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat (see Grilling Variation). Add burgers and cook, turning once, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center registers 165°F, 8 to 10 minutes total.

6. Warm the marinara on the stove. To assemble the burgers, spread 3 tablespoons of marinara on each toasted focaccia, top with a burger, about 3 more tablespoons of marinara and 1 tablespoon of the remaining cheese. Grilling Variation: To grill the turkey burgers, preheat a grill to medium-high. Oil the grill rack (see Tip). Grill the patties, turning once, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center registers 165°F, 8 to 10 minutes total.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CKBYMOMMY.





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