Cutting down on red meat? No problem! You can still enjoy a delicious burger without worrying about your waistline. The Worcestershire sauce in this recipe packs it full of flavor, resulting in a juicy, flavorful burger that is sure to become a summertime favorite at your family’s backyard barbecue. Try serving these burgers up with one of our favorite side dishes, our Skinny Baked Sweet Potato Chips (shown in photos).
Pro tip: To save a few calories and Weight Watchers Points Plus, try the burger sans buns! Ditching the buns will result in a 224-calorie and 6 WWP+ burger. Yum!
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 8-10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1 turkey burger + bun
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
½ yellow onion, diced
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 pound lean ground turkey, 90-10
¼ cup plain breadcrumbs
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
4 whole wheat hamburger buns
dill pickle spear
*Optional ingredients not included in nutritional calculations.
Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat and add the oil, onion, and garlic. Cook until the onions are translucent, 2-4 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Heat an outdoor grill or indoor grill pan to medium-high heat.
In a large mixing bowl, using clean hands, combine the set-aside onions, and the rest of the turkey burger ingredients together.
Form into 4 equal-sized turkey burgers.
Lightly grease the grill grates, and cook the burgers for 4-6 minutes. Flip and cook an additional 2 minutes, or until the burgers reach an internal temperature of 165° F.
Serve with a bun and optional toppings as desired.
Per Serving: (1 turkey burger + bun)
Calories from fat: 113
Saturated Fat: 3g
The nutrition content of recipes on Smart Nutrition.has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of