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Jerk Turkey Burgers

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  • Servings:

    4 (248 g) as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    25 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    0 minutes

Ingredients

These robust flavors will delight your taste buds on a warm summer's eveningā€”paired with the nutty flavor of a whole wheat roll, you'll be wishing there were leftovers.
1/3 cup couscous
1/2 cup boiling water
2 tsp. canola oil
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. thyme
1 tsp. curry powder
1/2 tsp. cumin
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. paprika
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
12 oz. lean ground turkey
4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
4 tomato slices
4 lettuce leaves
Jerk Turkey Burgers

Directions

1. Combine couscous and water. Let stand until tender (5-10 minutes).
2. Heat oil in a small skillet over low heat. Add bell pepper, garlic, herbs, and spices. Cook, stirring, until the bell pepper is slightly softened (1-2 minutes).
3. Prepare a grill or preheat the broiler to high.
4. Mix turkey, couscous, and bell pepper thoroughly. Shape into four 3/4" thickĀ patties. Grill or broil the patties, turning once, until they reach a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees F (5 minutes per side).
5. Build burgers on buns with tomato and lettuce.

Nutrition

Nutritional Facts
Servings 4 (248 g)
Base Nutrients
Calories 306 kcal (15%)
Calories from Fat 59 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 7 g (10%)
Saturated Fat 1 g (5%)
Cholesterol 47 mg (16%)
Sodium 571 mg (24%)
Total Carbohydrates 38 g (13%)
Dietary Fiber 2 g (9%)
Protein 27 g (45%)
Vitamins
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C 31 mg (34%)
Minerals
Calcium 81 mg (6%)
Iron 3 mg (16%)
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