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Cajun Burgers - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Cajun Burgers - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 4

(163 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 349
Protein: 27 g
Carbs: 41 g
Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Sodium: 316 mg
Fiber: 8 g

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Add a little zest and pizzazz to your burger. This burger combines veggies, spices and a sauce that packs a punch. No more boring turkey burgers!
Ingredients:
Cajun Burgers:
1 pound extra lean ground turkey
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup frozen corn, defrosted
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp minced bottled garlic
4 thin slices light cheddar cheese
4 whole grain hamburger buns, whole grain pita bread or whole grain English muffins
Spinach or lettuce leaves and tomatoes for topping

Chipotle Sauce:
2 tbsp catsup
1 tbsp non-fat sour cream
Tabasco or chipotle sauce to taste
Directions:
1 Preheat grill (indoor or outdoor grill or frying pan) to medium high. Combine hamburger with red peppers, corn, cayenne and garlic in a medium sized bowl. Form into 4 patties.
2 Combine chipotle sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside. Grill patties 4 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove from heat and top each burger with a thin slice of cheese.
3 Spread hamburger buns with chipotle sauce, top with burger, spinach or lettuce and tomatoes.
4 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(163 ratings)
So awesome!
Reviewed By: CarryV
I didn't use the red bell pepper because I'm not the biggest fan of those... but I used everything else and these were ...
Feb 25, 2013
Great Burger
Reviewed By: Mellyissa1607ca
Cooking these burgers was easy and they tasted wonderful! The sauce was easy to make and gave it great flavour. The ...
Nov 29, 2009
Definitely something to try.
Reviewed By: spazgrl28
I just made these last night for me and my husband and he wan`t too liking to them because he isn`t a fan of thick ...
Jan 04, 2009
Excellent!!
Reviewed By: salexan6
Such a refreshing change from boring old bad for you burgers!!
Aug 31, 2008
gotta love any cajun food
Reviewed By: Lady Atlantis
hey im a cajun so this was just right for me!
Apr 21, 2008
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