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Healthy eating can taste delicious and doesn’t have to be boring! Try these burgers at your next tailgate or BBQ and your guests will have no idea they are eating a healthy burger.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1 slider

  • Calories 225
  • Carbohydrate 21 g
  • Protein 17 g
  • Fat 9 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Dietary Fiber 4 g
  • Cholesterol 50 mg
  • Sodium 230 mg

This Recipe Serves 7

Ingredients

1 pound lean ground turkey
1 tablespoon chili powder
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
7 mini whole-wheat hamburger buns (or gluten-free bread/buns if needed)
½ avocado mashed
7 tomato slices
3½ slices reduced-fat pepper jack cheese slices, cut in half (optional)

Instructions

  1. Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together turkey, chili powder, garlic powder and black pepper. Divide turkey into seven equal portions, shaping into a patty.
  3. Place patties on grill rack; grill 3-4 minutes per side or until juices run clear.
  4. Place burger on bun and top with 2 teaspoons avocado, 1 tomato slice and ½ slice cheese. Repeat process for remaining 6 burgers.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: This recipe can be made gluten-free by using gluten-free bread and verifying that all other ingredients are gluten-free.

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