Turkey Burgers with Oat Bran

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Rolled oats, flaxseed and apple make these turkey burgers one of a kind.  Have the recipe ready, as your guests are guaranteed to ask for it.

Turkey Burgers with Oat Bran


Quantity Ingredients
1.3 lb lean ground turkey, or chicken
1/2 cup rolled oats
2 tbsp ground flaxseed
1/2 cup oat bran
1 egg
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 apple, peeled and diced
1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup low fat salsa
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, optional
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
8 whole grain rolls


Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, rolled oats, flaxseed, oat bran, egg, green onions, Dijon, apple, lemon juice, garlic, salsa, pepper flakes and pepper. Combine well.

Form mixture into 8 small patties and place on a baking sheet.

Bake for 30 minutes, turning once after 20 minutes.

Serve patties on whole grain patties with fresh vegetables, such as tomato slices and shredded spinach.

Serves 8.

Per serving (1 patty and 1 whole grain roll): 259 cal, 22 g pro, 8 g total fat (2 g saturated fat), 27 g carb, 2 g fibre, 67 mg chol, 316 mg sodium

Excellent source of: magnesium

Good source of: iron, potassium

Low in saturated fat

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