Turkey Patty Melts

Enjoy these turkey sandwiches topped with patty and sprinkled with cheese that are ready in 30 minutes – perfect for a dinner.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

1
medium onion, thinly sliced
1
medium bell pepper, thinly sliced
1
pound lean ground turkey
1/4
cup chili sauce
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 ounces)
4
teaspoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
4
slices whole-grain bread, toasted

  • 1 Spray 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook onion and bell pepper in skillet 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Remove vegetables from skillet; keep warm.
  • 2 Mix turkey, chili sauce and garlic powder. Shape mixture into 4 patties, each 5 inches in diameter. Cook patties in skillet over medium heat 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until turkey is no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Top each patty with about 1/4 cup of the vegetables; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of the cheese. Cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Spread 1 teaspoon mayonnaise on each slice toast. Top each with patty.

Expert Tips

Don't waste time searching in the supermarket. Lean ground beef or ground chicken breast make delicious substitutes for the turkey.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
345
(
Calories from Fat
145),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.