Turkey Burgers with Pesto Crust



2 Large eggs

1 c cream

2-1/2 c soft cubed bread crumbs


2 tsp kosher salt

1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

2 c dried Italian flavored breadcrumbs

1/2 c olive oil

1 c pesto sauce



Beat eggs and whip in cream. Stir in cubed bread and mix well.

Add ground turkey, salt and pepper, mixing gently but well. Shape into 1/3-pound patties.

Combine dried breadcrumbs, olive oil and pesto.

Coat each patty with pesto mixture.

Coat a sheet pan with non-stick spray and place patties on pan.

Bake in a preheated 375 degree F oven until a food thermometer reaches 165 degrees F when inserted into the middle of the burger.

Offer this stand alone burger on a low-carb menu.

Nutrition Facts

610 Total Calories

380 Calories from Fat

42 g Total Fat

65 % Daily Total Fat

12 g Saturated Fat

60 % Daily Saturated Fat

180 g Cholesterol

60 % Daily Cholesterol

1150 mg Sodium

48 % Daily Sodium

19 g Total Carbohydrates

6 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

2 g Dietary Fiber

8 % Daily Dietary Fiber

2 g Sugars

37 g Protein

10 % Daily Protein

2 % Daily Vitamin C

25 % Daily Calcium

20 % Daily Iron