Blueberry Turkey Burgers with Lemon-Basil Mayonnaise Recipe

Blueberry Turkey Burgers with Lemon-Basil Mayonnaise

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Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:12 minutes
Servings:4 servings

These low fat burgers have a surprise ingredient: blueberries. Not only do the berries keep the burger moist and flavorful, this bold combination turns ordinary burgers into a healthy meal. Tangy lemon-basil mayonnaise ties the ingredients together.


  • 1/4 cups fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 package (6 ounces or 1 1/4 cups) Driscoll's Blueberries, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 pound ground turkey (7% fat)
  • 3 tablespoons plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/8 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 4 light 100 calorie multi-grain English muffins, toasted
  • 4 tomato slices
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  1. Combine mayonnaise, basil, lemon zest and 1/2 package blueberries in a small bowl; mix well and reserve.

    Combine remaining blueberries, garlic, lemon juice and Dijon mustard in a bowl; mash well with a fork. Add ground turkey, bread crumbs, salt and pepper; mix until well combined. Divide into 4 portions and form into 3 1/2-inch diameter patties.

    Coat a grill pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook 5 to 6 minutes per side or until a thermometer inserted into the center registers 175°F. To serve, place 1 tomato slice, 1 lettuce leaf and a turkey burger on bottom half of each English muffin. Spread cut side of muffin tops with basil mayonnaise and place on burgers. Serve immediately.

Serving Size:

Total Fat:13.62g
Saturated Fat:3.03g
Total Carbohydrates:38.94g
Dietary Fiber:9.90g

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