Bariatric Recipes of the Week:

Ground Turkey Burger

This ground turkey burger blends the flavors of ground turkey, apple, cranberry and spice.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 lb lean ground turkey breast
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and grated
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • Preheat grill for direct-heat cooking.
  • In medium-size bowl combine turkey, apple, coriander, salt and pepper. Mix gently. Evenly divide and shape turkey mixture into 4 burgers, approximately 3-1/2 inches in diameter.
  • Grill turkey burgers 5 to 6 minutes per side or until 165ºF is reached on food thermometer and turkey is no longer pink in center.
  • Makes 4 servings.

    Per serving:

    180 calories, 22 grams protein, 8 grams fat, 4 grams carbohydrate

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    Recipe adapted from The National Turkey Federation