Grilled Italian Turkey Burgers

Grilled Italian Turkey  Burgers

The addition of pasta sauce keeps ready-in-30-minutes burgers moist while grilling.

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lb ground turkey breast
tablespoons tomato pasta sauce
tablespoon finely chopped red onion
slices (1 oz each) mozzarella cheese, cut in half
baguette (8 inches), cut into two 4-inch pieces
lettuce leaves
slices red onion
Additional tomato pasta sauce, if desired
  1. Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix turkey, 3 tablespoons pasta sauce and chopped onion. Shape mixture into 2 patties, each about 3/4 inch thick and the approximate shape of the baguette pieces.
  2. Cover and grill patties over medium heat 12 to 15 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 165°F. Top patties with cheese. Cover and grill about 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted.
  3. Slice baguette pieces horizontally in half. Place lettuce leaves on bottom halves; top with burgers and onion slices. Top with remaining baguette halves. Serve with additional pasta sauce.
Makes 2 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Use caution when brushing the grill rack with oil. Make sure to brush before lighting the coals or igniting the gas.
Make your meal complete by adding fresh watermelon and veggie chips.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 610mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 39g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.