Seasoned with fresh mint leaves and lemon peel, these feta cheese-filled turkey burgers are served in pita bread—and are sure to be a hit!
1 (16-ounce) package PERDUE® Fresh Lean Ground Turkey or Fresh Ground Chicken
1/4 cup loosely packed fresh mint (or cilantro leaves, chopped)
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
4 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
4 regular size pita breads (5 to 6 inches)
1 medium tomato, sliced
- If grilling, grease grill. Preheat grill or broiler.
- In medium bowl, combine turkey, mint and lemon peel until blended. Shape into 4 oval burgers with 1 tablespoon feta cheese in center of each burger.
- Grill or broil, turning occasionally, 10 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center registers 170°F (76.6°C).
- To serve, cut top edge off each pita bread. Place burgers and tomato in pita bread and top, if desired, with your favorite condiment.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 357; Total Fat 12g; Saturated Fat 4g; Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 93mg; Sodium 514mg; Total Carbohydrate 35g; Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 2g; Protein 27g.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Perdue Farms.