Made with seasoned ground chicken and a zippy ground turkey mixture, these burgers are wrapped in turkey bacon before grilling. Now that's a high-protein dinner!

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
6
Nutrition Profile:
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, combine bread crumbs, egg product, and barbecue seasoning. Add chicken; mix well. Shape chicken mixture into six 1/4-inch-thick patties.

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  • In a medium bowl, combine turkey, garlic powder, and pepper. Shape mixture into six 1/2-inch-thick patties. Place chicken patties on top of turkey patties. Shape the edges of the turkey patties up the sides of the chicken patties, pinching the patties together to seal. Wrap a bacon slice around each patty and secure with a wooden toothpick.

  • For a charcoal grill, grill patties on the lightly greased rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 14 to 18 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the side of each patty registers 165 degrees F, turning once halfway through grilling. If desired, sprinkle cheese on patties for the last minute of grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place patties on a lightly greased grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.)

  • Remove toothpicks. Place patties on top of muffin bottoms. Top with green onion and muffin tops.

Nutrition Facts

331 calories; protein 34g; carbohydrates 28g; dietary fiber 5g; sugars 6g; fat 10g; saturated fat 3g; cholesterol 83mg; vitamin a iu 145IU; folate 36mcg; calcium 232mg; iron 3mg; potassium 390mg; sodium 668mg.
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