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
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
- Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill.
- In a medium bowl, mix together turkey, garlic powder and black pepper. Divide turkey into four equal portions, shaping into a patty.
- Place patties on grill rack; grill 3-4 minutes per side or until juice run clear.
- 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