Caprese Salad is tasty and refreshing, with a mixture of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil. Now, combine it with a burger for a mouth-watering meal and this isn’t your everyday burger. Healthy eating can be delicious!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 1 burger
1 pound lean ground turkey
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
6 whole-grain sandwich thins
6 tablespoons ketchup
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
6 thick tomato slices
2 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into 6 thin slices
18 fresh basil leaves
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: This recipe can be made gluten-free by using gluten-free bread or lettuce wraps. Be sure to verify all other ingredients are gluten-free.
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Photo: Turkey Caprese Burger. PNC Photography: Photographer: Peter Papoulakos
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