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Italian Turkey Burgers

Savory burgers with an Italian flair.

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Yield: 4 burgers; 1 per serving


  • 1 spray cooking spray
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup onions, chopped
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tsp. fennel seed
  • 1/2 tsp. table salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper, freshly ground
  • 4 sprays olive oil cooking spray
  • 2 small tomatoes, ripe, yellow and/or red, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup basil, fresh, leaves, torn or thinly shredded
  • 4 reduced-calorie hamburger rolls


  1. Coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray; preheat to medium-high.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey, onion, garlic, fennel seed, salt and pepper; form into four 1/2-inch-thick patties. Coat burgers and inside of rolls with cooking spray.

  3. Grill burgers for 5 minutes; flip burgers and add rolls to grill. Grill open-face rolls until lightly charred, about 1 to 2 minutes; remove to serving plates. Grill burgers until cooked through, about 5 minutes more.

  4. To serve, top grilled rolls with tomato slices and burgers; garnish with basil.

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How many points? What happened to the points? Are they still part of the new program?

posted Nov 22nd, 2010 10:06 am



Awesome..fennel seed is an awesome addition!

Also, you could add some low-fat cheese on top!

posted Dec 4th, 2009 12:38 pm


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