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Spinach-Turkey Sliders

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 12
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This fall enjoy these turkey sliders that are enriched with mayonnaise and spinach - a great appetizer for Halloween. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves
3
teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2
lb lean ground turkey
1/4
cup basil pesto
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
2
oz provolone cheese, shredded (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup mayonnaise
12
mini burger buns (about 2 1/2 inches in diameter)

Steps

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  • 1
    Chop 3 cups of the spinach. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Add chopped spinach; cook and stir 1 minute or until wilted. Drain, if necessary.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix turkey, wilted spinach, 2 tablespoons of the pesto and the pepper. Shape mixture into 12 patties, 1/4 inch thick.
  • 3
    In same skillet, heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat. Add 6 of the patties; cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 165°F. Remove patties from skillet to platter; sprinkle each with 2 teaspoons cheese. Cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining 1 teaspoon oil, 6 patties and cheese.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise and remaining 2 tablespoons pesto.
  • 5
    For each slider, spread 2 1/2 teaspoons mayonnaise mixture on bun bottom. Top with burger and remaining spinach; cover with bun top.

Expert Tips

Spinach and pesto give these burgers an extra punch in flavor.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
0%
Saturated Fat
3g
0%
Sodium
340mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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