Stuffed Turkey Burgers

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  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 6 slices center cut bacon
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 slices low fat provolone or cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 1/8 cup breadcrumbs
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 4 healthy life buns, toasted


  1. Fry bacon
  2. Move bacon to paper towel to drain
  3. Remove all but 1tsp of bacon grease from pan
  4. Saute onions in bacon grease
  5. Chop the drained bacon
  6. In a large bowl place the turkey, bacon and onions
  7. Add egg and bread crumbs
  8. Add salt and pepper (and any other spices you like)
  9. Mix well
  10. On a sheet of wax paper portion out the mixture into 8 equal portions
  11. Flatten out 4 of the 8 portions
  12. Break each slice of cheese into 4 pieces & place in the center of each of the 4 patties
  13. flatten out the remaining 4 pieces of mixture and place one on top of each of the cheese topped patties
  14. Squish it up around the edges so the cheese is totally enclosed
  15. Heat the same pan you used to fry the bacon and onions  (medium-high-ish)
  16. Place the patties in the pan
  17. Cook about 7-8 minutes, then flip and cook another 7-8 minutes
  18. Mix the Worcestershire & water and pour into the pan.
  19. IMMEDIATELY cover with a lid
  20. Cook an additional 4 minutes on medium heat (you can be toasting your buns at this time)
  21. Check the temp of the burgers, needs to be at least 165!
  22. Move from the pan to the toasted buns

Nutrition (approximate based on MY ingredients, yours may vary!)


Calories from Fat:109
Total Fat:12.1g
Saturated Fat: 4.9g
Trans Fat: 0.0g
Total Carbohydrates:16.4g
Dietary Fiber:0.8g