Mushroom Burger

Diabetes Recipe: Mushroom Burger

If you’d like, you can add a slice of reduced-fat Swiss cheese to these burgers. Cheese will add extra calories and fat, but not too many carbs.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

1 pound lean ground turkey
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 whole-wheat hamburger buns, about 1 1/2 oz. each
1 tablespoon trans-fat free margarine
8-ounces sliced mushrooms

Instructions

  1. Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together turkey, garlic powder and black pepper. Divide turkey into four equal portions, shaping into a patty.
  3. Place patties on grill rack; grill 3-4 minutes per side or until juice run clear.
  4. In a medium sauté pan, heat margarine over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and sauté for 5 minutes until soft. Place each burger on bun, top with mushrooms.

Dietitian Tip: If you’d like, you can add a slice of reduced-fat Swiss cheese to these burgers. Cheese will add extra calories and fat, but not too many carbs.

This recipe can be made gluten-free by using gluten-free bread and verify all other ingredients are gluten-free.

Choices: 1 1/2 Starch, 3 Protein, lean, 1 Fat

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