La Bella Italian Turkey Burger

Forget going out to eat or ordering takeout every time you crave American food. Try making La Bellan Italian Turkey Burger at home. For $5.65 per serving, this recipe covers 50% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains about 64g of protein, 51g of fat, and a total of 849 calories. This recipe serves 4. 2 people have tried and liked this recipe. Not a lot of people really liked this main course. A mixture of basil, rosemary, pepper, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 30 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodista. Overall, this recipe earns a super spoonacular score of 85%. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Turkey & Baby Bellan Asian Lettuce Wraps, Baby Bellan And Kale Casserole, and dash and bella.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: -1 minutes

Cooking duration: -1 minutes

 

Ingredients:

a pinch of black pepper

4 burger buns

1 egg

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 cup finely chopped fresh basil

1 cup finely chopped fresh basil

finely chopped fresh basil (remaining cup)

finely chopped fresh basil (remaining cup)

8 ounces of fresh mozzarella

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary

1 tablespoon fresh garlic

1 pound ground turkey

1 pound sweet Italian turkey sausage (usually found in links)

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

1 tablespoon finely chopped dry oregano

1/2 tsp pepper

2 tablespoons pine nuts – toasted

1 red bell pepper sliced

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup spinach leaves (remove stems)

1 tablespoon finely chopped dry thyme

Equipment:

food processor

frying pan

grill

Cooking instruction summary:

  1. Mix first 8 ingredients together thoroughly then add salt & pepper and olive oil.
  2. Form 8 thin patties with the meat mixture. Cut mozzarella into 1/4 inch pieces. On top of one patty, scatter 4-5 mozzarella pieces throughout the center of the meat leaving a little space between each cube. Be careful not to put cheese too close to the edges or it will leak out during grilling. Place another patty on top and seal edges together until cheese is completely buried.
  3. Cut off the top of the red bell pepper and remove seeds and core. Then slice into 1/4 rings and brush lightly with olive oil.
  4. Pesto Sauce: In a dry frying pan, quickly toast the pine nuts. Should take less than 3 minutes. In a food processor, pulse basil leaves, toasted pine nuts and salt & pepper. simultaneously adding olive oil through the feed tube. Once good puree is achieved, add the mayo and pulse 2-3 more times, scraping sides to make sure its thoroughly mixed.
  5. Cook burgers meat over low to medium heat. Be sure to coat grill with non-stick spray. Cook about 8-10 minutes on each side. Try not to flip the burger too often as it tends to crumble. If the mozzarella starts to ooze out, don't worry... that's a sign that your burger is almost done.
  6. Place red pepper rings on the upper or outer edges of grill. Cook 2-3 minutes on each side. Brush olive oil on the insides of both halves of the sourdough buns and also place on the upper or outer edges of grill. Remove when lightly toasted.
  7. Spread pesto sauce on top & bottom bun. place spinach leaves on bottom bun and place meat on top of spinach leaves. Garnish top of meat with grilled red bell pepper, fold the halves together and you have La Bella Burger!

 

Step by step:


1. Mix first 8 ingredients together thoroughly then add salt & pepper and olive oil. Form 8 thin patties with the meat mixture.

2. Cut mozzarella into 1/4 inch pieces. On top of one patty, scatter 4-5 mozzarella pieces throughout the center of the meat leaving a little space between each cube. Be careful not to put cheese too close to the edges or it will leak out during grilling.

3. Place another patty on top and seal edges together until cheese is completely buried.

4. Cut off the top of the red bell pepper and remove seeds and core. Then slice into 1/4 rings and brush lightly with olive oil.Pesto Sauce: In a dry frying pan, quickly toast the pine nuts. Should take less than 3 minutes. In a food processor, pulse basil leaves, toasted pine nuts and salt & pepper. simultaneously adding olive oil through the feed tube. Once good puree is achieved, add the mayo and pulse 2-3 more times, scraping sides to make sure its thoroughly mixed. Cook burgers meat over low to medium heat. Be sure to coat grill with non-stick spray. Cook about 8-10 minutes on each side. Try not to flip the burger too often as it tends to crumble. If the mozzarella starts to ooze out, don't worry... that's a sign that your burger is almost done.

5. Place red pepper rings on the upper or outer edges of grill. Cook 2-3 minutes on each side.

6. Brush olive oil on the insides of both halves of the sourdough buns and also place on the upper or outer edges of grill.

7. Remove when lightly toasted.

8. Spread pesto sauce on top & bottom bun. place spinach leaves on bottom bun and place meat on top of spinach leaves.

9. Garnish top of meat with grilled red bell pepper, fold the halves together and you have La Bella Burger!


Nutrition Information:

Quickview
848 Calories
64g Protein
51g Total Fat
33g Carbs
50% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
848k
42%

Fat
51g
79%

  Saturated Fat
15g
98%

Carbohydrates
33g
11%

  Sugar
9g
10%

Cholesterol
209mg
70%

Sodium
2452mg
107%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
64g
129%

Vitamin K
167µg
160%

Selenium
75µg
108%

Vitamin C
83mg
101%

Vitamin B3
17mg
90%

Iron
16mg
89%

Vitamin B6
1mg
83%

Phosphorus
794mg
80%

Vitamin A
3659IU
73%

Manganese
1mg
66%

Zinc
7mg
48%

Calcium
468mg
47%

Vitamin B2
0.74mg
44%

Vitamin B12
2µg
42%

Magnesium
128mg
32%

Vitamin B1
0.46mg
31%

Vitamin E
4mg
30%

Folate
118µg
30%

Potassium
916mg
26%

Vitamin B5
2mg
24%

Copper
0.46mg
23%

Fiber
4g
16%

Vitamin D
0.91µg
6%

covered percent of daily need
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