Southwest Turkey Burger and Sweet Potato Fries

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Southwest Turkey Burger and Sweet Potato Fries

Enjoy our kicked-up version of a popular fast-food meal, complete with more fiber and less sodium than the drive-thru option.

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   1 burger and about 1/2 cup fries

Southwest Turkey Burger

  • 1 pound ground skinless turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup no-salt-added canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 medium green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns (lowest sodium available), split
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 4 tomato slices (about 1/2 medium tomato)
  • 1 small avocado, peeled, pitted, and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 medium red onion, thinly sliced

Sweet Potato Fries

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into long strips about 1/2 inch wide
  • 2 teaspoons canola or corn oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

Southwest Turkey Burger

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  2. In a large bowl, using your hands or a spoon, combine the turkey, black beans, green onions, garlic powder, cumin, and chili powder until blended. Form into 4 patties. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Lightly coat a medium skillet with cooking spray. Cook the patties, covered, for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until no longer pink in the center.
  4. Serve the patties on the buns, topping the patties with the lettuce, tomato, avocado, and red onion.

Sweet Potato Fries

  1. In a large bowl, stir together the potatoes, oil, chili powder, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Arrange the potatoes in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until crisp, turning once halfway through.

Nutrition Facts

Southwest Turkey Burger and Sweet Potato Fries

CaloriesCalories

439 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

36g Per Serving

FiberFiber

12g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$3.55

Nutrition Facts

Calories 439
Total Fat 11.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 314 mg
Total Carbohydrate 52 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Sugars 11 g
Protein 36 g

 

Enjoy our kicked-up version of a popular fast-food meal, complete with more fiber and less sodium than the drive-thru option.

Nutrition Facts

Southwest Turkey Burger and Sweet Potato Fries

CaloriesCalories

439 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

36g Per Serving

FiberFiber

12g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$3.55
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Calories 439
Total Fat 11.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.5 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 314 mg
Total Carbohydrate 52 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Sugars 11 g
Protein 36 g

Ingredients

Servings  4   Serving Size   1 burger and about 1/2 cup fries

Southwest Turkey Burger

  • 1 pound ground skinless turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup no-salt-added canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 medium green onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns (lowest sodium available), split
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 4 tomato slices (about 1/2 medium tomato)
  • 1 small avocado, peeled, pitted, and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 medium red onion, thinly sliced

Sweet Potato Fries

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into long strips about 1/2 inch wide
  • 2 teaspoons canola or corn oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

Southwest Turkey Burger

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F.
  2. In a large bowl, using your hands or a spoon, combine the turkey, black beans, green onions, garlic powder, cumin, and chili powder until blended. Form into 4 patties. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Lightly coat a medium skillet with cooking spray. Cook the patties, covered, for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, or until no longer pink in the center.
  4. Serve the patties on the buns, topping the patties with the lettuce, tomato, avocado, and red onion.

Sweet Potato Fries

  1. In a large bowl, stir together the potatoes, oil, chili powder, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Arrange the potatoes in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, or until crisp, turning once halfway through.

 


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