Sicilian Turkey Burger

 

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons currants
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
  • 4 ciabatta rolls, split
  • 4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • Sliced tomato (optional)

PREPARATION

  1. In a bowl, mix turkey, tomato paste, currants, capers, basil, fennel seeds and salt. Form turkey mixture into four 3/4-inch-thick patties. Coat a grill rack or grill pan with cooking spray. Grill patties over medium-high heat until underside is well browned, about 7 minutes; flip and cook 5 minutes more. Top each patty with 2 tbsp Parmesan; close lid or cover pan. Cook until internal temperature reaches 165°, about 2 minutes. Brush bottom of each roll with 1 tsp vinegar; top with 1 burger, tomato, if desired, and other half of roll.

421 calories per serving, 13 g fat (4 g saturated), 42 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein

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