Thursday, August 30, 2007

Cilantro Turkey Burgers (3 WW pts) & Sauteed Mushrooms (2 WW pts)

Hubby swears that a burger isn't a burger unless it's beef. That was his opinion until he ate this turkey burger. We love it and it's now one a staple on our menu! Thanks Joelen for the recipe!

We've also been on a big mushroom kick recently. I love to put sauteed mushrooms on anything!


Cilantro Turkey Burgers (from Joelen)
1 pound lean ground turkey
1 half large red onion
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro (I used about a cup - we love Cilantro!)
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (I used 2 cloves of garlic, minced)
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
olive oil

In a bowl, grate onion. This allows it to add moisture to the turkey and even cooking.
To the grated onion, add turkey, cilantro & spices.
Combine thoroughly without over handling.
Shape into 4 patties.
Heat up grill pan or grill. Add oil to lubricate grill pan/grill. Cook on grill pan/grill pan until juices run clear.
Recipe for Sauteed Mushrooms: HERE
I calculated the points as 3 per turkey burger, not counting the bun or anything else you put on it.

4 comments:

Dori said...

Yum! I lurve turkey burgers of all sorts. I'll love you forever if you put the WW points in the recipes too!

DeborahSW said...

Sounds great! My hubby loves cilantro so I bet he'd love these. :)

Brittany said...

Those look really good!!! Your Cincinnati board misses you girl! :)

Jen said...

Added the WW points just for you Dori :)

I miss the Nati, but Boston is great so it's mixed emotions!

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