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Hawaiian Turkey Sliders

MP9715_OBrien

Grilled pineapple tops flavorful turkey burgers to give this easy slider recipe Hawaiian flair.

Servings

6 sliders

Prep Time

30 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1pound 93%-lean ground turkey
  • 2tablespoons reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 2scallions, sliced
  • 1large clove garlic, minced
  • 61/4-inch-thick fresh pineapple rings
  • 1small red onion, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rings
  • 6toasted slider buns, preferably whole-wheat
  • 2tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 6small leaves Boston lettuce

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Combine turkey, teriyaki sauce, scallions and garlic in a medium bowl; gently knead together. Do not overmix. Form into 6 burgers, about 3 inches wide.
  3. Oil the grill rack. Grill the burgers until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center registers 165°F, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Grill pineapple rings until lightly charred, about 2 minutes per side. Grill onions until lightly charred and starting to soften, about 2 minutes per side.
  4. Assemble the burgers on toasted buns with 1 teaspoon mayonnaise, 1 lettuce leaf, 1 pineapple ring and about 3 onion rings each.

Tips

Oiling a grill rack before you grill foods helps ensure that the food won’t stick. Oil a folded paper towel, hold it with tongs and rub it over the rack. (Do not use cooking spray on a hot grill.) When grilling delicate foods like tofu and fish, it is helpful to coat the food with cooking spray.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 6 sliders)

Calories 286kcal
Carbohydrate Total 28g
Total Sugars 10g
Added Sugars 4g
Fiber 2g
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 2g
Mono Saturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 58mg
Sodium 320mg
Protein 19g
Potassium 281mg
Calcium 74mg
Folate 25mcg
Omega-6 4g
Vitamin B12 1mcg
Zinc 2mg
Vitamin B3 5mg