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Greek Turkey Burger 240 Calories

I have a confession to make. I haven’t lost my Holiday weight. Granted, my "Holiday Weight" was only 3 pounds, but I still have it. Being a mom, a working mom, a working mom food blogger, I have a hard time finding the time to work out. I used to go to the gym three times a week and run a few miles on my days away from the gym. These days, I have a hard time getting a work out in once a week.

It’s a small price to pay to be the mom to an amazing little human like Tater. But this weekend, as I realized that Bikini season is fearfully close, I’m blogging "Skinny."

I also have found a way to cook Turkey Burgers so that they’re juicy and not at all dry. And the topping is incredible low calorie. And, English muffins are only about 110 calories. My husband even loved them and to be honest, he isn’t at all afraid of Bikini season.

240 Calories Greek Turkey Burgers

2 cups extra lean turkey (99 Percent Fat Free)

1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs

1 tsp Garlic Powder

1/2 tsp dried oregano

1/2 tsp dried basil

1/2 tsp salt

1 egg

1 cup chicken broth

1/2 cup roasted red peppers, chopped (if you use a jared kind, make sure to get the type that is in water NOT oil)

1/2 cup artichoke hearts, chopped (Again, water, not oil)

1/4 cup Feta cheese

pinch of salt and pepper

4 low calorie whole wheat muffins (100-110 calories)

4 tbs fat free sour cream

In a bowl, add the turkey, Panko, garlic, oregano, basil, 1/2 tsp salt, and egg. Using your hands, mix until combined. Split into four equal portions and form into patties. 

You’ll need  a skillet that has a lid. Place it over medium high heat and spray with cooking spray. Allow to get hot but not smoking. Cook the patties for about 3 minutes, or until browned. Turn over and cook for another three minutes. Add the chicken broth to the pan, cover and allow to steam for about 10 minutes or until the internal temperature of the patties reaches 165 degreed. Remove from pan and allow to drain on a stack of 3-4 paper towels. 

in a bowl, add the artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, feta, and a pinch of salt and pepper. 

Lightly toast the English muffins. 

Spread the English Muffins with 1/2 tbs Fat Free Sour Cream on each side.

Place the turkey patties on the English muffins, add the artichoke/red pepper mixture. 

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Blog is the New Black March 26, 2012 um 4:39 am

I ADORE turkey burgers, esp greek ones! I love that this one is low cal!


Megan {Country Cleaver} March 26, 2012 um 6:46 am

I love me a good turkey burger – but the greek twist, fantastic!! This looks amazing. I could satisfy my need for a burger and still fit into my wedding dress in 5 months – WIN!!


Jackie March 26, 2012 um 7:12 pm

YAY For your wedding 🙂


cassie March 26, 2012 um 7:08 am

It’s always tough to fit workouts in, on top of everything else! So health meals are where it’s at for me too. I make a similar turkey burger but this looks amazing. I’m a big fan of these flavors, especially the feta cheese!


Bree March 26, 2012 um 8:02 am

I love anything Greek–this sounds super!


Maggie @ kitchie coo March 26, 2012 um 8:08 am

Jackie, the chicken broth/steaming method is genius!! These look absolutely delicious! Turkey and chicken burgers are one of my favorite dinners.
I can relate with not being able to fit workouts in as much as I used to. I do my best and try not to beat myself up, because Anna is totally worth missing some workouts!


Baker Street March 26, 2012 um 8:50 am

Love turkey burgers. Feta is a great addition Jackie!


Stephanie March 26, 2012 um 1:02 pm

What do you do with the sour cream? Mix it in with the ground turkey mixture?


Jackie March 26, 2012 um 1:04 pm

Nope, you spread it on the bun instead of mayo


Stephanie March 26, 2012 um 1:36 pm

Oh….glad I asked. Thanks!! 🙂


Julia March 26, 2012 um 3:30 pm

Sometimes your posts scare me. Our lives run WAY too parallel! those 3 lbs aren’t a lot, but they SUCK!
I’m drooling over the red pepper and artichoke mix. This spells Trader Joe’s, aaaaall over it 😉


Jackie March 26, 2012 um 7:10 pm

Seriously, Julia. Why don’t we hang out? We aren’t that far from each other 🙂


Jessy March 26, 2012 um 3:31 pm

This sounds awesome! 240 calories? Are you kidding me? Wow!


what katie’s baking March 26, 2012 um 8:04 pm

wow! this looks incredible! i can’t believe how low calorie it is!


Jess March 26, 2012 um 8:17 pm

This looks so good. My style of cooking healthy, yet delicious for sure!


California Strawberries March 27, 2012 um 8:44 am

Looks delicious!


Eva Lawrence March 27, 2012 um 4:41 pm

Made it! I definitely really liked every little bit of it.


Deanna March 27, 2012 um 6:55 pm

I’ve been trying to lose the holiday weight too. Everytime I start to lose, something comes up that makes it all come right back. Luckily, like you, I’m only talking about a couple of pounds, but those couple of pounds are the difference between jeans that fit and jeans that are snug.


claire @ the realistic nutritionist March 29, 2012 um 10:57 am

Um, AMAZING photo and HOLY YUM!! Under 250 calories? Sign me up!


Baking Serendipity March 31, 2012 um 12:09 pm

Yikes, bikinis! I need to swap in these burgers for a few of my upcoming dinners. They look fantastic 🙂


ATasteOfMadness April 3, 2012 um 7:50 am

I have never tried a turkey burger! But by golly, that is soon going to change 😉


tim April 11, 2012 um 12:29 pm

The best turkey burger i have had. The broth and toppings make it. Thanks for sharing.


Jackie April 11, 2012 um 1:16 pm

Yay! I’m so happy to hear that 🙂


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[…] INGREDIENTS:2 cups extra lean turkey (99 Percent Fat Free)1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs1 tsp Garlic Powder1/2 tsp dried oregano1/2 tsp dried basil1/2 tsp salt1 egg1 cup chicken broth1/2 cup roasted red peppers, chopped (if you use a jared kind, make sure to get the type that is in water NOT oil)1/2 cup artichoke hearts, chopped (Again, water, not oil)1/4 cup Feta cheesepinch of salt and pepper4 low calorie whole wheat muffins (100-110 calories)4 tbs fat free sour creamDIRECTIONS:  […]


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