Naked Turkey Bruschetta Burgers

Quick and easy recipe for this weekend!

NAKED TURKEY BRUSCHETTA BURGERS

INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
3 medium vine ripe tomatoes
2 small cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp fresh basil leaves, chopped
3 oz mozzarella, diced
For the turkey zucchini burgers:
1-1.25 lbs 99% lean ground turkey
1 small zucchini, grated (1 cup, or 5 oz)
1/4 cup seasoned whole wheat breadcrumbs, or GF crumbs
1 clove garlic, grated
1 tbsp onion, grated – optional
Salt and fresh pepper
Oil spray

For serving:
2 medium tomatoes, sliced into 10 thin slices
4 loose cups baby arugula

INSTRUCTIONS
Combine the onion, olive oil, balsamic, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Set aside a few minutes while you chop the tomatoes, then place in the bowl.

Add the garlic, basil and additional salt and pepper, to taste and mix well and set aside.

Toss in the cheese when ready to serve.

Squeeze the moisture from the zucchini in a paper towel.

In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey, shredded zucchini, breadcrumbs, garlic, onion, salt and pepper.

Form into 5 equal sized patties about 5 oz each, forming them as flat as possible.

Grill burgers and serve on a bun or bed of greens!

XO-Ali Hively

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