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Turkey and Applesauce Burgers

Turkey and Applesauce Burgers
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Warm up your winter with some healthier comfort foods! You might not immediately think about adding applesauce to a turkey burger, but the combination adds an extra bite of sweetness when combined with the tangy balsamic vinegar. This unusual, but extremely tasty recipe will keep them coming back for more!

Prep: 5 minutes | Cook: 10 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes
  • 1 pound
    ground turkey
  • 3/4 cup
    brown rice, cooked
  • 1/4 cup
    apple sauce
  • 1 teaspoon
    balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons
    olive oil
  • scallions, chopped
    sea salt and pepper, to taste
  1. In a large bowl, combine turkey, scallions, brown rice, applesauce, sea salt, pepper, and balsamic vinegar; mix well with hands. Form into patties approximately 2 inches thick.
  2. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat; add patties and cook for about 5 minutes per side or until turkey is completely cooked and burgers are brown.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 patties
Serving Size: 1 patty
  • Calories475
  • Carbohydrates29.7g
    • Dietary fiber1.6g
  • Cholesterol116mg (16mg over)
  • Fat23g
    • Saturated fat5 g
  • Sodium125mg
  • Protein33.9g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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