Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Paleo Turkey Burgers

These turkey burgers are full of flavor and a great dinner or reheated as lunch the next day.  If you've already been keeping gluten-free, you won't really miss the bun.

2 lbs lean ground turkey breast
1 egg
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 small challot, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon freshly grownd black pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 medium beefsteak tomato, sliced
1/2 small red onion, sliced into four 1/4-inch slices
1 small head butter lettuce

Preheat oven to broil or ignite grill
Combine turkey, egg, oil, challot and garlic with your hands
Shape into siz patties
Season with pepper and oregano
Broil patties for five minutes on each side
Serve topped with tomato and onion atop lettuce

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Lynn said...

I've not had a lot of luck getting turkey burgers to hold together well when grilling...but I am always trying! this recipe looks so simple and yummy : )

Cindy said...

One thing that could help is to add an egg to your meat mixture. It holds the patties together quite nicely!