Burgers don’t need to be the old boring type. Also, eliminate the bread and consume less carbs. In no time you can transform simple ground turkey into a nice looking meal. Sauté the onions and serve over a bed of the quickest, (cooks in 90 seconds), healthier rice around; organic brown or Spanish style. Don’t forget the avocado and boom, dinner in 20 minutes.
Approximate Prep and Cooking Time: 20 to 25 Minutes total
Approximate Cost: $8.40 or $4.20 per serving
Difficulty Level: X Easy ____ Intermediate ____ Advanced
Servings: 2 plus
½ lb. 99% fat free ground turkey ($2.25)
1 tsp. Lemon pepper (.20)
1 med-size onion, sliced (.40)
1 tbsp. Roasted Herbs and Garlic (.25)
1 ½ tbsp. Angie’s basting oil (.45)
1 c. broccoli florets ($1.00)
1 avocado ($1.25)
1 bag of Brown and Red Rice ($2.60)
Season the turkey with 1 tbsp. Roasted Herbs and Garlic and ½ tbsp. Angie’s basting oil.
Mix well, flatten the mix to about ½ to 1 inch thick. With a square ATECO Stainless Steel mold, cut the burgers and set aside.
Add 1 tbsp. basting oil to a skillet to sauté the onions and broccoli until golden, when almost done, add 1 tsp. of lemon pepper.
Just before plating, slice the avocado and microwave the bag of Brown and Red Rice according to the bag directions (about 90 seconds). Done.
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