Cranberry & Herb Turkey Burgers - 2 Guiding Stars
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Wishing for November in the middle of grilling season? Try Thanksgiving in a burger, paired with a whole wheat roll.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp. whole-wheat couscous
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme
  • 1½ tsp. chopped fresh sage
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. 93% lean ground turkey

Directions

  1. Combine couscous with boiling water, cover, and let sit until soft (5 minutes).
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add celery and cook, stirring, until softened (2-3 minutes). Add thyme, sage, salt, and pepper. Cook until fragrant (20-30 seconds).
  3. Transfer the onion mixture to the bowl with the couscous and stir in cranberries. Let cool until safe to handle (5 minutes). Mix with turkey and form into 6 patties.
  4. Preheat a grill to medium high. Add the patties, reduce heat to medium, and cook for 4 minutes. Turn and cook until reaching a minimum internal temperature of 165ºF (6-8 minutes).
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 220; Total Fat 10g (13% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 2.5g (13% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 50mg (17% DV); Sodium 255mg (11% DV); Total Carbohydrate 15g (5% DV); Dietary Fiber 1.5g (4% DV); Total Sugars 5g; Includes 3g Added Sugars (6% DV); Protein 17g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 2% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 6% DV; Niacin 45% DV; Selenium 35% DV; Vitamin B6 25% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/cranberry-herb-turkey-burgers/
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