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Turkey Spinach Burgers

Turkey Spinach Burgers

I've always been very fond of turkey burgers.   They are one of my favourite things.  In fact I would rather have a turkey burger than one made with ground beef, and that's the truth.  I recently made some for our supper and tried to incorporate some vegetables into the mix so that I could get in both extra fiber and vitamins, notably iron as I am iron deficient.   They were delicious!

 Turkey Spinach Burgers

I added some whole wheat bread crumbs to help bind them together and I confess . . .  a bit of cheese for extra flavour.  (In my defense I did use the low fat variety. and I ate my burger without a bun.)

 Turkey Spinach Burgers

On the side we had roasted sweet potatoes, which I had cut into slices, spritzed with low fat cooking spray and some garlic and onion powder, plus pepper and then roasted in a hot oven . . .  and a green vegetable mix.

Turkey Spinach Burgers

Todd had his on a bun with a slice of cheese melted on top.  He really enjoyed it.  I made him eat some tomato and lettuce with it. He's not a salad nut, but if I give it to him he will eat it.  


He also had some mayo on the bottom roll, plus he had all the veg that I had as well.  He can't afford to lose weight.  We were both happy with what we had.  No complaints. I do love sweet potatoes and spinach too.

Turkey Spinach Burgers

*Spinach Turkey Burgers*
Makes 4 servings

These are moist and delicious and pretty healthy too.  Both spinach and turkey are superfoods! 

60g of fresh whole wheat bread crumbs (1 cup)
60ml of chicken broth
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
5 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thaw and squeeze dry
60g of low fat strong cheddar cheese, grated (1/2 cup)
1 pound lean ground turkey
Cheese slices, lettuce, tomatoes, sliced red onions, sandwich buns (all optional)  

Turkey Spinach Burgers

Combine the bread crumbs and the chicken broth along with the seasonings and spinach.  Crumble the turkey into a bowl.   Add the crumb mixture and gently mix to combine.   Shape into four 3/4 inch thick patties.  Grill, uncovered over medium high heat for 3 to 4 minutes per side, until the juices run clear.  (Alternately you can broil them 3 to 4 inches from the heat under a grill for 3 to 4 minutes per side.)  If desired, serve on toasted buns with your choice of toppings and condiments.  

Turkey Spinach Burgers

Calories:  395 per serving with a bun (without bun 275)
Total fat:  14.3g (without bun 12.4g)
Carbs:  31.9 (without bun 10.6g)

sugars: 3.9g (without bun 1.2g) 

Turkey Spinach Burgers 

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  1. What a BEAUTIFUL and super-healthy plate! Those burgers look so good--I like the idea of the spinach, and the bit of cheese! Delicious, simple sides too... YUM! Very much enjoying all these new, healthy options, Marie! :o) Happy Weekend! ((HUGS))

    1. Thanks Tracy! I am enjoying it also! ;-) Love you! Happy Weekend right back! xoxo

  2. Looks lovely. I will try this soon. Thanks for the calorie and nutritional count. That really helps when I am deciding what to try.

    1. Thanks Sylviadh! You're very welcome about the calorie/nutritional info. It helps me as well! x

  3. Quinoa?
    Ground turkey for me:)
    But I will happily sub w/ pork:)
    Beautiful healthy plate!

  4. Ahhh, so ground turkey is your quinoa! I get it. Pork would work well with this! Xoxo

  5. Look amazing Marie, I love them :))

  6. Great idea to add spinach to the burger! Your plate appeals to the eye as well as the palate. Well done.

    1. Thanks Mama Hen!! They were very tasty! And yes, this was quite visually appealing! Thank YOU. xoxo


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