Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Lean, Mean, Turkey Burger Machines

What's for Dinner? 5/18/2010

-Simple Turkey Burgers
-Sweet Potato Oven Fries

We really love turkey burgers in this household. Sometimes they get a bad rap as being flavorless and dry, but ours are definitely not! Plus, they are WAY healthier than beef burgers. {We use 99% fat free ground turkey.}

Tonight's dinner was positively scrumptious, and made even better by the fact that Alex did all the cooking AGAIN! Score!


To make the Simple Turkey Burgers we just formed the patties {with no seasoning} and then sprinkled both sides of the patties with garlic salt and black pepper. Then we grilled them on the charcoal grill for about 5 minutes on each side. Melt provolone cheese on top once cooked through.

To make the Sweet Potato Oven Fries we sliced up a sweet potato and then tossed them in a bowl with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and some Lawry's Seasoning Salt. Place the potato slices on a rack placed on top of a baking sheet. Then bake in a 425 degree oven for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown.

5 comments:

  1. Sweet potato fries are seriously one of my favorite foods ever. Yours look delicious!

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  2. I LOVE turkey burgers, I put sundried tomatoes in mine....so delicious!

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  3. Hmmmmm turkey burgers - love them!

    We're having bison burgers for dinner tonight. They're also quite lean!

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  4. tell me more about these delicious looking burgers! did you just get ground turkey and form it into a hamburger patty? I don't eat ground meat often so I'm not too familiar with ground turkey. I might have to put them on the list for next week :)

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  5. Yep, that's all there is to it Mrs. G! After forming into patties we sprinkled with the seasonings mentioned. Good luck if you try it!!

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