Turkey Burgers With Zucchini and Carrot

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 303 calories
    • Calories 42 calories from fat
    • Fat 14 g
    • Sat Fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 94 mg
    • Sodium 633 mg
    • Protein 26 g
    • Carbohydrate 20 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 2 g
  • May 2007

Ingredients

  1. Check 3/4pound ground turkey
  2. Check 1 medium zucchini, grated
  3. Check 1 medium carrot, grated
  4. Check 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  5. Check 3/4teaspoon dried thyme
  6. Check 3/4teaspoon kosher salt
  7. Check 1/4teaspoon black pepper
  8. Check 1 large egg
  9. Check 3tablespoons olive oil
  10. Check 4 slices crusty bread
  11. Check 4 small leaves Boston lettuce
  12. Check 4tablespoons mayonnaise (optional)
  13. Check 2teaspoons fresh lemon juice (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat broiler. In a large bowl, combine the turkey, zucchini, carrot, garlic, thyme, salt, pepper, and egg. Form the mixture into 4 patties.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook the patties, turning once, until no pink remains, 4 to 5 minutes per side.
  3. Meanwhile, place the bread on a baking sheet and brush with the remaining oil. Broil until golden brown and crisp, about 1 ½ minutes.
  4. Transfer the bread to individual plates. Top with the lettuce and burgers. If desired, combine the mayonnaise and lemon juice and serve with the burgers.