Spiced Turkey Burgers

These spiced turkey burgers make a great low-fat alternative to beef burgers and are ready to cook in under ten minutes.

Protein 2

Carb 1/5

Restricted Veg 1/4

Ingredients

– ½ red onion, grated

– 25g fresh wholegrain breadcrumbs

– 400g turkey mince

– 3 cloves of garlic

– 1 red chilli finely diced (de-seed if you don’t want them too spicy)

– 2tsp coriander seed

– 2 tsp cumin seeds

– 1 tbsp freshly chopped coriander

– ½ tsp salt

– ½ tsp black pepper

– 1 egg yolk

Directions

1. In a large non-stick pan, toast the coriander and cumin seeds until they start to release a scent, about 1-2 min. Don’t let them burn, move around in the pan continuously.

2. Pop into a pestle and mortar and grind. If you don’t have a pestle and mortar wrap the seeds in cling film and roll with a rolling pin to grind. Once crushed and smooth, transfer to a mixing bowl.

3. Add the turkey, grated onion, breadcrumbs, garlic, chilli, egg yolk and seasoning, then mix. Shape into 8 burgers.

4. They can be cooked on a BBQ or in a pan. To pan fry spray a pan with fry light spray and fry the burgers for 3-4 min on each side until browned and cooked through.

5. Serve with a side salad, makes 2 spiced turkey burgers per person.

 

Blog Post by Jodie Wood