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Mexican Turkey Burgers

A bold and spicy way to enjoy these leaner burgers from The Biggest Loser 6 Weeks to a Healthier You

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Per serving (burger only): 120 calories, 23 g protein, 1 g carbohydrates (0 g sugars), 2 g fat (1 g saturated), 40 mg cholesterol, 0 g fiber, 30 mg sodium
Yield: Serves 6



  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the turkey, cilantro, onion, bell ­pepper, mushrooms, seasoning, cheese, and garlic. There will about 24 ounces (1 ½ pounds) of mixture, or 4 cups. Divide into 6 (4-ounce) patties.

  2. Grill the burgers for 3 minutes on each side, or until the inside is no longer pink. Serve on whole grain buns or Sandwich Thins topped with salsa, avocado, and yogurt (instead of sour cream).

Source: From The Biggest Loser: 6 Weeks to a Healthier You by Cheryl Forberg, RD, Melissa Roberson, Lisa Wheeler, and the Biggest Loser Experts and Cast. Copyright (c) 2010 by Universal City Studios Productions, LLP, Inc. Permission granted by Rodale, Inc., Emmaus, PA 18098. Available wherever books are sold.