1 1/4 pounds ground turkey
2/3 cup fresh whole wheat bread crumbs -- from about 1 1/2
sli 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/3 cup finely chopped celery
1 egg white
1 teaspoon dried rubbed sage
1/2 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried summer savory
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
6 whole wheat hamburger buns
*cranberry orange ketchup* 1/3 cup canned whole berry cranberry sauce
1/3 cup bottled chili sauce
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1. Prepare a medium hot barbecue fire or preheat a gas grill or broiler.
2. In a large mixing bowl, use your hands to mix together the turkey, bread crumbs, onion, celery, egg white, sage, thyme, savory, salt and peper. Form into six patties, each about one half inch thick.
3. Grill or broil the burgers, turning once carefully with a spatula, until browned on both sides and white throughout (about 10 minutes total). Place the buns, cut side down, at the edge of the grill to toast slightly, about one minute.
4.Serve the burgers on the toasted buns, spread with cranberry orange ketchup. Serves 6.
CRANBERRY ORANGE KETCHUP: Mix all ingredients until well blended.
per serving (without the ketchup): Calories 306; Calories from fat 85; Total fat 9g; Saturated fat 2g; Cholesterol 76mg; Sodium 562mg; Carbohydrates 33g; Protein 24g; Percent calories from fat 27.
Reprinted from The American Medical Association Family Health Cookbook by Melanie Barnard, Brooke Dojny, Mindy Hermann,R.D., and C. Wayne Callaway, M.D. Copyright 1997 The american Medical Association. Published by Pocket Books, a division of Simon and Schuster Inc. To order, call (800) 223-2348; $30.00