Turkey-Swiss Burger

Turkey-Swiss Burgers
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Start to Finish 35 mins


  • 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 6 ounces sliced mushrooms, chopped
  • 5 ounces baby spinach, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
  • 2 yellow onions, quartered and sliced
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 6 soft whole-wheat burger buns
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese

Make It

1. Heat 2 tsp. olive oil in nonstick skillet over medium high. Cook mushrooms, stirring, 4 minutes. Add spinach, thyme, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Cook for 1 minute. Transfer to a bowl.

2. Toss turkey with spinach mixture and form into 6 patties.

3. Add remaining 2 tsp. olive oil to skillet and cook onions over medium heat with remaining 1/4 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.

4. Lightly coat patties, cut sides of buns, and the grill rack (or nonstick skillet) with cooking spray. Over medium heat, cook burgers, turning, until golden brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. Top with cheese in last minute of cooking and let melt. Toast buns on grill for 2 minutes.

5. Place patties on the buns and top with caramelized onions.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 467, Fat, total (g): 24, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 32, fiber (g): 4, sugar (g): 8, pro. (g): 31, sodium (mg): 600, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.