Monday, May 30, 2011

Enjoy your holiday BBQ with a healthier burger

Feta Stuffed Turkey Burgers

1/4 cup chopped red onion
1 tsp dried oregano ( or 2 tsp fresh)
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
1 pound ground turkey
6 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
cooking spray
1/4 cup grated English cucumber
1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
4 (1/4 inch thick slices tomato)
1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
4 big romaine lettuce leaves

1. combine first 6 ingredients. divide mixture into four portions. indent center of each portion; place 1 1/2 tablespoons feta into each. fold turkey mixture around cheese; shape each portion into a 1/2- inch thick patty.
2. heat grill pan over medium -high heat. coat pan with cooking spray. add patties; cook 5 mins on ea side.
3. combine cucumber, yogurt and mint in a small bowl. arrange 1 turkey patty, 1 tomato slice, and 2 tablespoons yogurt mixture on top of a lettuce leaf (wrap leaf around burger).

Pair with sauteed zucchini. heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 cups zucchini and 2 minced garlic cloves; saute 5 mins. add 2 teaspoons lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper.

This is a meal that can be enjoyed by everyone!

Happy Memorial Day from Team Knight Fitness!!

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