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Turkey Burgers with ZucchiniTurkey Burgers with Zucchini


Recipe Details:
These diabetic-friendly turkey burgers are as juicy and flavorful as they can get. The combination of zucchini Greek yogurt and spices make them especially delicious!


Ingredients:
  • Minced turkey – 1 lb.
  • Zucchini (coarsely grated) – ½ lb.
  • Greek yogurt – 2/3 cup
  • Sour cream – 6.5 tbsp.
  • Chicken egg – 1
  • Lemon zest – 1 tsp.
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp.
  • Olive oil – 1.5 tbsp.
  • Sumac – 1 tbsp.
  • Cilantro leaves – 2 tbsp.
  • Scallions – 1 bunch
  • Fresh mint – 2 tbsp.
  • Garlic – 4 cloves
  • Ground cumin – 1 tsp.
  • Salt – 1.5 tsp.
  • Freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil – 6.5 tbsp.
  • Ground cayenne pepper – ½ tsp.
  • Ground black pepper – ½ tsp.
  • Lettuce – 1 bunch
  • Tomatoes (cut into rings) – 1-2
  • Sweet onion (cut into rings) – 1-2
  • Whole wheat buns – 4
    Recipe Directions:
    Step 1
    Prepare the sour cream sauce: In a small bowl, combine Greek yogurt, sour cream, lemon zest and lemon juice, 1 crushed garlic clove, olive oil, sumac, ½ tsp. of salt and ½ tsp. of ground black pepper. Mix well and put in a fridge.
    Step 2
    In a large bowl, mix the minced turkey, zucchini, egg, spices, crushed garlic, chopped scallions, cilantro, and mint. Make 4 patties from minced meat.
    Step 3
    Pour 3/4”of vegetable oil into a large skillet. Fry the patties on both sides over medium heat until golden brown, adding oil if needed.
    Step 4
    Preheat oven to 430 F. Line a baking sheet with baking paper. Put the patties on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for about 5-6 minutes until they are fully cooked. Serve warm with a spoonful of sour cream sauce on the plate, or make burgers (follow the steps 5-7).
    Step 5
    Put the halves of the buns on the frying pan, on which you fried the chicken. Warm the buns up until the they get crispy on the outside.
    Step 6
    Place 1-2 lettuce leaves on the lower bun. Then put the turkey patty on the leaves. Pour sour cream sauce on the patty.
    Step 7
    Put the tomato slices and onion rings on top of the turkey patty and cover with the top bun. Serve and enjoy!


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