• By Dana Sparks

Making Mayo’s Recipes: Barbecue turkey burger

November 8, 2018

Are you looking to do something really different with turkey this year? Try this tangy barbecue turkey burger with a secret ingredient — Oats!

Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network — just in time for you to try over the weekend. You also can have the recipes delivered via the Mayo Clinic App.

These recipes are created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. Find more recipes and other healthy living insights on the Mayo Clinic App.

Watch: Making a barbecue turkey burger.

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BARBECUE TURKEY BURGER
Serves 2

½ pound ground turkey breast
1 cup chopped onion
½ cup dry oats
¼  cup ketchup
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon paprika
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon onion powder
½ teaspoon kosher salt
¼  teaspoon ground black pepper
¼  teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 whole-wheat buns

Heat the grill or medium skillet to medium heat.

In a medium bowl, mix the turkey breast, onion, oats, ketchup, brown sugar, chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper.

Form the mixture into two 4-ounce patties. Spray the cooking surface with cooking spray and place the patties on top.

Cook for approximately 5 minutes on each side until the patties reach an internal temperature of 160 Fahrenheit. Remove from heat and allow them to rest until reaching 165 Fahrenheit. Serve on buns.

Serving size: 1 burger
Nutritional information per serving: 412 calories; 5 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 0 g transfat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 55 mg cholesterol; 867 mg sodium; 63 g total carbohydrate; 9 g dietary fiber; 19 g total sugars; 36 g protein.

 

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