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Turkey Burgers
21 votes

Contributed by: havingfun63Added: May 07, 2008 at 05:18 PM


Serves 5 to 6.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (5 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (3 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 2 slices of spelt or Ezekiel bread
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 eggs
  • Handful of chopped fresh parsley
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Olive oil for frying
How to make it:
  1. Place ground turkey in a large bowl and shred the bread over the meat
  2. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  3. Add onion and saute until soft and golden.
  4. Add to bowl.
  5. Beat eggs until light and pour into bowl with turkey.
  6. Add chopped parsley and salt.
  7. With your hands mix ingredients gently but completely, using a very light touch.
  8. Do not condense the mixture; keep it fluffy.
  9. When ingredients are well mixed, shape them into 5 or 6 patties and cook in olive oil over medium heat until brown, about 5 min.
  10. Turn and continue to cook another 5 min.
  11. Cover pan, reduce heat, and let them steam just a little until juices run clear (this helps to keep them moist)

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Turkey2 N B B B N N N N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Parsley2 B N B B B B B B
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Egg White (chicken)2 N N B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ezekiel Bread3 N N B B B N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jul 07, 2011 at 02:52 AM By: Lola