If you are looking for a healthier, cheaper alternative to your average burger, try these black bean turkey burgers. This recipe is easy to make and will keep you on track with your diet. The beans provide the protein in this dish which is important for building muscle mass while the turkey provides an additional source of lean protein that will help build muscle tissue. The starch from the bread crumbs helps give this dish some staying power when it comes to blood sugar levels since they do not spike like other carbohydrates can. You can’t go wrong with this healthy recipe!
This blog post contains a Black Bean Turkey Burger Recipe that would be perfect for any mom who wants to have a healthier alternative burger without sacrificing taste or texture!
prep: 10 mins cook: 10 mins total: 20 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 burgers
½ cup Japanese-style bread crumbs (panko)
1 pound ground turkey
1 cup black beans, rinsed and slightly crushed
1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate.
Mix black beans, ground turkey, Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, egg, and onion soup mix with your hands in a large bowl. Divide into 6 portions and shape into patties.
Cook on preheated grill until no longer pink in the middle, 5 to 6 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
Per Serving: 238 calories; protein 23.5g; carbohydrates 16.3g; fat 9.9g; cholesterol 95.6mg; sodium 817.1mg.