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Guest Kira Dear

So I start core tomorrow..yay!! I noticed that lean ground beef and turkey are core. So does anyone have any good recipes for a core burger? I know the bun wouldn't be, but the burger part should be, right?

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I don't follow a real recipe.. I just kind of throw things together..

 

 

soy or ff cheeses

shredded veggies

ff salad dressings can change the flavour

an egg if you wish

and my favourite ingredient.. oatbran!


Jackie ~SW: 160/CW:155/GW: 130

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Guest jkmyles

From Weight Watchers. My husband and I love these but be careful with the Jerk spices, very spicy but a nice compliment to the fruit salsa. I also grilled the burgers on the BBQ last time and they came out great! Enjoy!

 

Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Tropical Fruit Salsa

 

 

Servings: 4

Preparation Time: 22 min

Cooking Time: 25 min

Level of Difficulty: Easy

 

Ingredients

 

 

  • 1/2 cup papaya(s), diced
  • 1 cup mango(es), diced
  • 3/4 cup red onion(s), finely chopped, divided
  • 1/2 cup green pepper(s), finely chopped, divided
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup uncooked quick oats
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp jerk seasoning, Jamaican-variety
  • 1 large egg(s)
  • 1 pound uncooked ground turkey breast

Instructions

 

 

  • To prepare salsa, combine papaya, mango, 1/4 cup each of red onion and green pepper, cilantro and lime juice in a medium bowl; set aside.
  • To prepare burgers, combine remaining 1/2 cup of red onion, remaining 1/4 cup of green pepper, oats, ketchup, jerk seasoning and egg in a large bowl; mix until well combined. Add turkey; mix thoroughly. Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions and shape each portion into a 1-inch-thick patty; cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 20 minutes.
  • Preheat broiler. Broil burgers until cooked through, flipping once, about 20 to 25 minutes total. Serve each burger topped with about a heaping 1/3 cup of salsa.

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Adding Worchestire (sorry for the spelling!) sauce always flavors up a good burger also!


Meredith ~ 5'2" ~ CORE all the way!

 

SW - 167

CW - 160 Stuck in a rut.

WWGW - 137

Goal - 135

 

1st Mini Goal - 155 by July 14th, my sister's wedding

6/16/07/ +.4

6/23/07/ - 1.0

6/30/07/ +.8

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I have started making these:

 

1 lb. 93% lean ground beef

1 lb. 93% lean ground turkey

1/2 C. Eggbeaters

1/2 C. seasoned breadcrumbs (count as 1/2 pt.)

 

Mix well and form into 6 large patties. Grill on BBQ if possible--use low heat, 8 min. per side. Serve with BBQ sauce and dill pickles!!!

 

Also--look in your spice area at the store. If you can find anything that says Kansas City Steak Seasoning, buy it!!! Add 1 level Tbls. to 1 lb. lean ground beef and grill your burgers. This stuff is wonderful!! There's lots of chunky onion and garlic in it.

 

good luck on CORE!! 4 weeks in and I'm loving it!!

ginnyb


"The only one who can stop me is me---and I can take her!"

 

ginnyb (aka loves2cook!) "It's not the falling down, it's the staying down!!"

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Guest Kira Dear

Yay!! Thanks. I am so having a burger before I go to the baseball game today. Yummy!

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I mix 1 # lean hambuger with about 1/2 to 2/3 cup salsa then make my patties and grill makes it so moist. The last time I bought the southwestern salsa with black beans & corn it was a great change from the regular salsa.


I can do this with the strength Christ gives me!!

S/W 223.4 / WW G/W 150 reached on 12/23/03

Working my way back to goal !!

 

 

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