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Mini Turkey Cheeseburgers

Not everything at parties has to be bad for you. These tasty turkey burgers get an added shot of good-for-you oatmeal to help bind them together. Does your little one like spice? Add a pinch of chili flakes to liven them up

June 1st, 2009

By LeeAnne Wright

"This was so tasty and so lean. Kenton said “They're irresistible' when he went back for more."
Chantelle Woodall, mom of Kenton, 14 and Kendra, 11, Calmar, Alta.
Makes 12 mini burgers
Prep Time
Prep time: 10 minutes On the table: 20 minutes + chilling time
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp mustard (Dijon or yellow)
  • 2 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 12 pieces of cheese (1/4 x 1/4 squares)
  • 12 mini pitas
  1. Combine turkey, oats and egg in a bowl.

  2. Mix in garlic, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, Parmesan and salt.

  3. Form mini patties with about 2 tbsp of turkey mixture. Press a piece of cheese into the middle, covering completely with turkey.

  4. Cover and chill patties until ready to cook.

  5. Heat grill or fry pan to medium high heat and cook patties about 5 minutes a side or until they reach an internal temperature of 165-deg. F.

  6. Serve burgers in split, toasted mini pitas with garnishes.

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Nutrients Per Serving

Nutrients per serving (1 burger in pita): 195 calories, 8 g fat, 126 mg calcium, 506 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrates, 1 g fibre, 13 g protein.

Mini Turkey Cheeseburgers
Photo by James Tse

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