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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 217.1
  • Total Fat: 10.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 85.0 mg
  • Sodium: 323.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 26.3 g

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Greek Turkey Burger

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Greek Turkey Burger

Introduction

You'll forget all about beef burgers once you try these. Salty and rich feta is mixed with lean ground turkey and Greek herbs for juicy and delicious burgers. You'll forget all about beef burgers once you try these. Salty and rich feta is mixed with lean ground turkey and Greek herbs for juicy and delicious burgers.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    16 ounces 93% lean ground turkey
    1/4 cup whole-wheat breadcrumbs
    1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
    1 egg white
    1 tablespoon chopped mint
    1 teaspoon dried oregano
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    Cooking spray

Tips

Overworking the mixture can result in tough burgers.


Directions

Mix all ingredients until just combined.

Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Divide the meat mixture into 4 round balls. Flatten the burgers with your hand and press your thumb in the center of each burger (this keeps the meat from rising too high as it cooks).
Cook the burgers 5-6 minutes per side, flipping once, until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.






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  • 50 of 51 people found this review helpful
    My family loved this recipe. I thought it was a little dry so the last time I made it I put about a half cup of fat free sour cream and 6 peeled slices of cucumber in a food processor. I added about two tablespoons to the mixture and then used some on the finished burger. I added red pepper flake - 1/9/10

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  • Very Good
    20 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy! My kids and husband loved it. Instead of the pita I used the new 100 cal Orowheat sandwich thins. I also used an avocado and spread it instead of mayo and added some tomato and lettuce. These will be on our menu again! - 4/20/10

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  • Incredible!
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I minced some mushrooms, onion, and garlic, and threw it into the mix before cooking the patties. Everyone in my house loves them! - 6/11/10

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  • Very Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I added a mixture of yogurt and lemon juice as a condiment. Am adding cucumber slices this time. Yummy! - 6/6/10

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Jazzed up my plain turkey burger. Will definately keep this recipe handy. - 1/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious! I made it with raw baby spinach instead of mixed greens, and spread a mix of low-fat mayo and stone ground mustard on the inside of the pita before I put everything in. It was so juicy and messy, it felt like I was eating a sloppy gourmet burger, without the fat and calories! - 3/31/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I thought it was very good. I added a piece of avocado, romaine & tbsp of salsa - 5/5/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Made a double batch of this to feed a bunch of teenagers. They all loved it! Great combination of flavors to punch up the turkey. - 1/6/13

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Added a finely chopped jalapeno to the mix and threw them on the grill. A small amount of a simple tzatziki sauce on top and it was the best turkey burger I've ever had. Moist and full of flavor. - 6/18/12

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made something like this with Sam's Club turkey burgers 97% lean fat-free feta cheee. I used lettuce instead of a bun and some red onion. - 6/18/12

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Great! I added a sprinkle of nutmeg (goes so well with feta), non-fat feta and garlic and used tzatziki sauce (made with non-fat Greek yogurt, cucumber and lemon juice) as the dressing with spinach leaves, tomato and red onion! Um, um, GOOD! Tasted somewhat like a gyro! - 1/15/11

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  • Good
    2 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I made something similar a week ago, but I used a whole wheat bun rather than a pita, no bread crumbs or any spices actually, and topped with spinach, tomato, and cucumber. Was really good. Could probably add some olive to make it more Greek, but I don't really like olives. - 1/19/10

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Family loved it! Thought hubby would drown it with ketchup, but he ate without and really liked it. They smell so good when you cook too!! Used cherub tomatoes and just complemented the burger(regular tomatoes not in season, they are tiny but I cut them up) It was just delicious! Will make again! - 1/9/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Not bad, just a little plain. I would most likley make again but add tzatziki or other condiment sauce topping. Great in a pita with veggies (lettuce, tomato, etc) - 10/25/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good but personally I thought the oregano was overpowering. Burgers themselves were nice and juicy though! - 3/9/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Pretty good. I didn't really taste the Feta Cheese (used a mediterranean mix with herbs) but very filling. Will make again. - 2/3/13

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Fantastic! Made with a tzatziki sauce and a orowheat sandwich thins. Was great with some bakes sweet potato fries (with lots of rosemary and garlic). Definitely a keeper!! - 11/9/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Great Recipe! Put it in meal plan twice. - 11/19/09

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  • This was a hit! I added an avocado spread to the bun using a jalapeņo dip mix I had. It added the perfect amount of kick - 7/29/14

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  • Very Good - 6/30/14

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  • These were really good! I got creative on mine too and added spinach and parsley grinded in a food processor. no oregano or mint- instead garlic and onion powder and a little yogurt. plus oat flour instead of bread crumbs. - 4/4/14

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  • have had this and it is out of this world never would have believed it would have been so good - 2/4/14

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  • my friend made this recipe a few months ago, and it tasted like toothpaste. - 11/19/13

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  • My wife doesn't like ground turkey so I used ground chicken and this was delicious. I added some nutmeg and dried onion. Pan fried them for 4 mins on each side then put them in the oven (on 350) for another 4 mins to finish cooking on the inside. They turned out juicy and OMG good. - 9/10/13

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  • I enjoyed this recipe very much. It's my second time doing it and I still like it. The only thing I changed was to add one clove garlic. Turned out juicy, tasty, and satisfying. Added it to my favorite. - 8/23/13

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  • Good! - 8/23/13

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  • It was delicious and very easy to make. My husband usually cooks but I was able to do this myself! - 7/11/13

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  • very tasty :) - 7/9/13

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  • Darn, wish I had checked here yesterday when I had 6 lbs. of ground turkey at $1 a lb...instead I browned them all and froze them, have to keep these ideas in mind...esp. the Greek - 7/6/13

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  • Have made these several times now. Especially love a leftover with the mint popping! A real treat for the mouth. - 7/3/13

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  • These are great, but next time my family makes them, we won't use any mint. The burgers were also gigantic, so these could easily serve more. We also ended up browning them in a skillet before baking just to get them up to temperature. - 7/1/13

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  • This was so easy to fix and taste great! No fat or grease. I'll make these again. - 6/19/13

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  • Very disappointed in this with all the good stuff in it these that they were tasteless and dry--I even added some tzatziki as one reader suggested and served with red onion, lettuce and tzatziki on flatbread. Hubby just choked his down--what a trooper. - 6/17/13

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  • This is phenomenal! I grilled these babies over charcoal,
    and served them on wheat rolls with homemade tzatziki sauce (greek yogurt, chopped cuke and mined garlic)- I can't recommend this more highly! - 6/17/13

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  • Not sure about the mint. Might try to substitue other spices. Like the idea of cucumbers. - 6/17/13

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  • Like Orangezealous idea. That sound good. - 6/17/13

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  • Thanks, people for mentioning that there is a fat-free feta cheese out there. Will try this after we go grocery shopping later on this week, minus the mint. Will use parsley instead. I don't like mint on or in anything! - 6/17/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Hmmmmmm. This sounds yummy. I'll surely try this over the weekend. - 6/17/13

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  • My family really enjoyed these burgers! - 6/17/13

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  • great - 5/1/13

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  • Great! Added hummus, tomato slice, and lettuce on a light toasted English muffin. - 3/11/13

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  • Great recipe. Will try some of the other member suggestions next time - and there will be a next time!! - 3/10/13

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  • These were terrific! Instead of doing the mint and oregano I just used Greek seasoning. I served mine crumbled in Brownberry Pocket Thins pita halves with tomato, cucumber, and lettuce. I also mixed up some nonfat greek yogurt with a little dill and Greek seasoning and served it as dressing. Yum!! - 3/8/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    sounds yummy will try making this recipe this weekend. - 3/7/13

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  • Made these last night and my family loved them!! A definite keeper!! - 1/24/13

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  • sounds good, want to try next week! - 1/8/13

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  • Making the transition from beef burgers to turkey burgers is easy with recipes like this. - 12/19/12

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  • Tasted pretty good...maybe just a little to much oregano for me... - 10/26/12

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  • Made in an electric griller, cutting cook time in half. Omitted bread crumbs & egg white, added tad more Feta, ground pepper, chives & basil leaf (from garden pots). Burgers held together nicely, and were very tasty. - 8/13/12

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  • My family really enjoyed these. Asked if we could have them again - a great compliment from a household of picky eaters! - 8/8/12

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  • This was delicious. I served it with guacamole on top, yum! - 6/29/12

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  • OMG!! This was so fabulous! I topped with dill dip (made with greek yogurt, mayo, dill, onion, garlic), & a little chopped tomato, cuke & onion. Served it on a whole wheat tortilla! BF LOVED it & had 2!! Gave recipe to coworkers who are excited to make it. - 6/25/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These burgers were absolutely amazing. So very tasty. - 6/22/12

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  • love this recipe, but always add a little bit of soya oil and peppers to the mixture, and it was great. - 6/19/12

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  • not a fan of mint but otherwise sounds good - 6/18/12

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  • Have it mixed for tonight I hope it helps the frozen Turkey. i bought a large batch and we find it to be bland and dry, I will use this this evening. Pat in Maine. - 6/18/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Oh I definitly have to try these... - 6/17/12

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  • very tasty - 6/17/12

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  • We loved the combination of spices and Feta is our favorite cheese, so it was a hit! - 6/17/12

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  • Just had this for dinner tonight. Loved it this will be on my hit list for a while. - 6/11/12

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  • I don't like Feta, so I used goat cheese instead. I didn't have bread crumbs, so I used oatmeal. It's a rare day when both my sons (ages 9 and 6) like a meal. They both said this burger was REALLY good. That will put this recipe in regular circulation for dinner! As long as dad likes it too ;) - 1/21/12

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  • I found it a little hard to hold together and a bit bland tasting. Will try it again with some modifications. Am going to try it with tatziki next time. - 1/15/12

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  • Used 2 egg whites mixed with 1.25 pounds ground turkey. Also used a little extra feta cheese and some chopped onions. It was great - 1/2/12

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  • love this
    thank you so - 10/14/11

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  • So good! I used seasoned bread-crumbs instead of plain, a whole egg and added a low fat mayo/lemon juice mixture on top. In a pita with spinach, this was amazing! - 10/1/11

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  • WOW! This was amazing! So flavorful and satisfying! I added a little Vidalia onion just because I had it on hand and it was a nice addition :) I WILL be making this again! :) - 7/21/11

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  • These burgers are so tasty! I put a little tzatziki sauce and sliced cucumbers in a 1/2 pita with the burger. Yummmm! The feta adds a slightly salty bite and the mint is very subtle but refreshing. My Greek husband LOVED them. A fabulous substitute for traditional burgers. - 7/4/11

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  • try adding parsley not mint, use whole egg so not so dry or 2 Tblsp plain yogurt and 1 Tblsp lime juice, chopped red onion, probably leave out feta cheese! spread hummus or tzaki on inside of pita or bun. grill 6 min each side. - 5/24/11

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  • This is fabulous! - 5/23/11

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  • Delicious. Served mine with sauteed red cabbage & vinegar. Yum! - 4/16/11

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  • I didn't have any ground Turkey so I used a chicken breast and cut it up in very fine stripes and seasoned it as above. WOW it was so good! - 4/16/11

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  • Wonderful! I will definitely make it again. - 3/21/11

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  • Very good as is. - 3/19/11

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  • Had this for dinner tonight and LOVED it! I did not have ground turkey but used ground chicken instead because it was what I had at home & thawed. It was moist & delicious. Even my 4 year olds ate it and liked the "hamburger." I didn't even use a bun or any other condiment & it was still yummy! - 3/10/11

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  • It was a good turkey burger, but thought it would have a lot more flavor. The only change I made was used dried mint instead of fresh. I think it needed more zing. - 2/20/11

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  • This is really good. I made mine with ground chicken instead of turkey and it was great that way as well. - 2/7/11

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  • We really enjoyed this! It was fantastic. I used deli flats for the buns and served it with sweet potato fries...yummy!
    A definite keeper! - 2/3/11

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  • This was good; but I think it could do away with the Mint as I didn't care for it. Next time I will add sour cream or avocado to dress it up a bit. I loved it inside of a pita pocket though :) - 2/1/11

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  • First time trying a Turkey Burger for dinner on Sunday and it was really good, not what I expected! - 1/31/11

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  • Wonderful! Grocery was out of mint, so I didn't include that, but used everything else. Burgers were delicious and moist even as leftovers! Served with oven-roasted potato wedges submitted by another user. - 1/27/11

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  • Loved it, used parsley instead of mint. Served with JillyBee's Tzatziki and Trader Joe's sweet potato fries. Our new healthy version of burger and fries. Thanks! - 1/24/11

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  • great recipe .. used seasoned bread crumbs instead of the plain ones, added 2 T of fat free yogurt to the mixture and 1T lime juice. Delicious!!!!! - 1/20/11

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  • Very tasty! Used a whole egg and served with tzatsiki sauce. Even the kids liked them! - 1/20/11

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  • So delicious ! I put 2 egg whites because it looked a little dry, and it took a lot longer than 12 minutes to get to 165 degrees (maybe because of the extra egg white), but they made 4 big burgers and so juicy and smelled great cooking. whole family loved them ! - 1/18/11

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  • I can't wait to try this for my family...Im trying to learn how to cook healther for a family of 6. - 1/18/11

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  • Yum! I subbed cooked quinoa for the bread crumbs. This was awesome and my husband LOVED it! - 1/16/11

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  • Awesome!!! Even my husband liked this. I added garlic powder to the burger and used a whole egg (not just the white - makes it moister). We put 1/2 patty in a whole wheat pita pocket and added tomato, romaine, red onion slices and about 1 1/2 Tbsp of lite Ceasar Vinegarette dressing... Wonderful! - 1/15/11

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  • this was very good - 1/14/11

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  • Dinner tomorrow night. Ground turkey on sale this week so picked some up along with Feta cheese and pita bread. Can't wait to try it!! - 1/14/11

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  • Since the pita is not listed in the ingredients doe this mean it is not included in the calorie count? Has anyone tried using hummus on it yet? - 1/14/11

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  • I love recipes with Pita Pockets. - 1/14/11

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  • I'm going to try it! - 1/14/11

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  • Yummy... I love feta!! - 1/14/11

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  • sounds wonderful! Something I'll be tryin' soon! - 1/14/11

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  • its easy its fast and its healthy and delicious** - 1/14/11

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  • This sounds sooo good. Can't wait to try this weekend. - 1/14/11

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  • I just might have to try that. All the ingredients sound good - 1/14/11

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  • Okay,, another great way to serve a different, and tasty burger! - 1/14/11

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  • Sounds interesting. Must try it! - 1/14/11

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  • great - 1/14/11

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