California Turkey Burgers




1/4 c Italian parsley, chopped, divided

1/4 tsp ground pepper

Salt To Taste

1/4 c plain low-fat yogurt

4 Each hamburger rolls, split and lightly toasted, if desired

4 Each curly leaf lettuce, washed and chilled

4 Slices tomato

4 tbsp carrot, peeled and coarsly grated

4 tbsp alfalfa sprouts, washed and chilled



Prepare charcoal for gilling or preheat broiler.

Gently mix ground turkey with 2 tablespoons of the parsley and pepper in a mixing bowl. Gently shape into 4 patties, about 1-inch thick.

Grill or broil patties approximately 4 inches from the source of the heat, turning once, 14 to 15 minutes until done in center and internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

Meanwhile, combine yogurt and remaining 2 tablespoons of parsley in a small bowl, stirring until blended.

Place one lettuce leaf on each roll. Arrange turkey burger on top of lettuce; top each with a tomato slice, some carrot, alfalfa sprouts and yogurt. Serve at once.

Nutrition Facts

330 Total Calories

13 g Total Fat

3 g Saturated Fat

85 g Cholesterol

490 mg Sodium

434 mg Potassium

25 g Total Carbohydrates

2 g Dietary Fiber

5 g Sugars

27 g Protein

50 % Daily Protein

15 % Daily Vitamin C

15 % Daily Calcium

25 % Daily Iron