Asian Ginger Turkey Burgers

Recipes | Dinner, Lunch
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yields: 4 burgers
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Sylvia Melendez-Klinger, MS, RD
Grain Foods Foundation

When you think turkey burger, a spicy mango mayonnaise probably doesn't come to mind. We're rethinking these favorite weeknight eats with an asian-inspired revamp.

Ingredients

  • Mango Cilantro Mayonnaise Ingredients:
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1 medium mango peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Turkey Burger Ingredients:
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast meat only
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 2 tablespoons plain bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon ginger root minced
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • Pinch red pepper
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Lettuce and fresh cilantro
  • 4 Kaiser rolls or hamburger buns halved

Try this tasty recipe for Asian Ginger Turkey Burgers, which is not only packed with grains but is also under 500 calories.

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine lime juice, mayonnaise and honey; stir in mango, cilantro and black pepper. Cover; store in refrigerator until ready to use.
  2. Heat oven broiler.
  3. In a large bowl, mix turkey with onions, bread crumbs, peanut butter, ginger, soy sauce, garlic, red pepper and black pepper. Form into four to six patties; cook under broiler, about 4 minutes each side or until medium well.
  4. Spread mango mayonnaise on rolls halves; top with patties, lettuce, fresh cilantro and roll top.