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RecipeSpinach Taco Burgers

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Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 155
  • Protein: 22g
  • Total Fat: 4g
    • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 55mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 6g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5g
  • Sodium: 355mg

Here’s a kid favorite with a nutritionist’s special touch: I add frozen chopped spinach (so convenient!) right into the burgers for a huge blast of vitamins and minerals. They’ll love the taste and you’ll love that they’re gobbling up something that’s good for them.

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This recipe makes 6 Servings
Ingredients:
  • 1¼ pounds lean ground turkey (at least 90% lean)
  • 10 ounces frozen, chopped spinach (thawed and drained)
  • 1 packet taco seasoning mix or try my homemade blend
Preparation:

In a large bowl, use both hands to mix together the ground turkey, spinach, and taco seasoning until blended. Divide the burger mixture to form six patties.

Preheat a large skillet liberally coated with oil spray over medium-high heat (or preheat a grill pan or outdoor grill). Add the burgers and cook about 5 minutes per side, or until burgers are no longer pink in the center.

If you’re trying to cut carbs, enjoy your burger on half a bun and pile on the veggies.