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Caprese Burgers

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Serves 4 Diabetic Heart Heathy

No need to buy hamburger buns the next time you are grilling burgers! Our delicious Caprese Burger recipe replaces the carbs with grilled beefsteak tomatoes for a fresh and healthy substitute. These turkey burgers are layered with flavor using fresh basil, mozzarella cheese and sweet balsamic glaze.


Turkey Burgers

  • 1 lb 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2/3 cup grated carrots
  • 1/4 cup plain whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 1 Tbsp grated red onion
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • Non-stick cooking spray

For Serving

  • 4 large beefsteak tomatoes, halved horizontally and seeded
  • 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic glaze
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: Calories: 261 Fat: 7g Saturated Fat: 3g Cholesterol: 112mg Sodium: 362mg Carbohydrates: 12g Fiber: 2g Protein: 35g

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Date Last Reviewed: May 16, 2023

Editorial Review: Adam Fisher, Recipe & Content Manager, Baldwin Publishing, Inc. Contact Editor

Medical Review: Christina Wright, RD, LDN

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