Lemon Pepper Rub Turkey Burger

Lemon Pepper Rub Turkey Burger
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Rubs work just as effectively as a marinade, and if you're working with the grill, you'll avoid flare ups and smoke without missing out on the flavor.

12
Servings
231
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup plus 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 Cup grains of paradise
  • 1/4 Cup lemon zest
  • 1 Teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 Tablespoons dried thyme
  • 3 Pounds ground turkey
  • 1/4 Cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 Cup finely diced onion
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 Cup chopped parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 12 hamburger buns, toasted
  • 12 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 12 slices tomato

Directions

Combine the ½ cup of salt, brown sugar, grains of paradise, lemon zest, cayenne, and dried thyme in a small bowl to make the rub. In a large bowl, mix ground turkey, seasoned breadcrumbs, onion, egg whites, parsley, garlic, 1 teaspoon of salt, and pepper. Form into 12 patties. Coat each patty with the lemon pepper rub. Cook the patties on grill over medium heat, turning once, 4-5 minutes on each side. Place the patties, lettuce and tomato on the buns.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
16%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
87mg
29%
Carbohydrate, by difference
10g
8%
Protein
24g
52%
Vitamin A, RAE
68µg
10%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
44µg
49%
Calcium, Ca
88mg
9%
Choline, total
65mg
15%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
38µg
10%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
40mg
13%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
259mg
37%
Selenium, Se
25µg
45%
Sodium, Na
181mg
12%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
102g
4%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Lemon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Lemon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.