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Cajun Turkey Burgers with Spicy Remoulade




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Recipe by Jennifer Chandler

Sometimes turkey burgers lack the “oomph” of beef. In this recipe Jennifer Chandler adds some mustard, and spicy seasonings to the patty and creates a spicy remoulade sauce to give it even more kick.

Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: about 12 min.

Makes 4 servings

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving: 374 Calories, 8g Fat, 1g Saturated Fat, 0g Trans Fat, 61mg Cholesterol, 43g Protein, 37g Carbohydrates, 6g Dietary Fiber, 835mg Sodium.

Nutritional Analysis Per Serving (without roll): 200 Calories, 5g Fat, 1g Saturated Fat, 0g Trans Fat, 61mg Cholesterol, 37g Protein, 4g Carbohydrates, 1g Dietary Fiber, 525mg Sodium.

Ingredients

  • 1¼ pounds lean ground turkey
  • 6 tablespoons horseradish mustard, divided
  • 6 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 1¾ teaspoons salt-free spicy seasoning, divided
  • ¼ cup light sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon drained pickle relish
  • 2 teaspoons chopped capers
  • 4 small whole wheat rolls, split

Directions

    1. MIX turkey, 4 tablespoons mustard, 4 tablespoons parsley, and 1½ teaspoons spicy seasoning in large bowl. Shape into 4 patties, ½-inch thick.
    2. COMBINE sour cream, remaining 2 tablespoons mustard and 2 tablespoons parsley, relish, capers and remaining ¼ teaspoon spicy seasoning in small bowl.
    3. GRILL burgers over medium-high heat for 12 minutes or until no longer pink in center, turning once. Serve on rolls with spicy remoulade.

Tip: -If the spicy seasoning is not available, substitute 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper in the sauce.

Reminder: The ingredients in a recipe determine if it should be eaten every day, some days, or on special occasions. It's up to you and you doctor to determine what can be part of a healthy diet for you and any special needs you may have.


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