Cajun Turkey Quarter-Pounder

Ground turkey flavored with Cajun seasoning makes a great alternative to beef in this quick-and-easy sandwich recipe.

Cajun Turkey Quarter-Pounder
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Broil 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3 ounces white mushrooms, shredded (about 1 cup shredded)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons dry unseasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning (such as McCormick)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 whole-wheat pitas, cut in half crossways
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 slices red onion
  • Pickles, optional

Make It

1. Heat broiler. Spray a broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray.

2. In a large bowl, mix together turkey, green pepper, mushrooms, egg, bread crumbs, ketchup, minced onion, Cajun seasoning and garlic powder. Form into 4 burgers, about 3 inches in diameter.

3. Place burgers on the prepared broiler pan and broil for about 5 minutes per side or until internal temperature reads 160 degrees on an instant-read thermometer.

4. In each pita half, place a burger, a slice of tomato and a slice of onion. Serve with additional ketchup and pickles, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 325, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 142, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 29, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 27, sodium (mg): 719, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.