Grilling season is in full swing and that means burgers are on the menu. If you’re worried about keeping your swimsuit body with all the BBQs going on this summer, these healthier burger recipes will help you stay svelte. Enjoy the flavor without loading up on calories and fat.
1. Turkey and Mozzarella Burgers
Turkey keeps the calorie count down, while cheese and herbs boost flavor.
- 1 lb ground turkey, lean
- 3 oz. fresh mozzarella, chopped
- 1/2 c. sun-dried tomatoes, minced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tbsp fresh basil, minced
- 2 tsp. olive oil
- Salt and pepper
Preheat your grill to medium heat.
In a bowl, mix the burger ingredients, except the oil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix until the ingredients are just barely combined.
Form the meat mixture into six burger patties and brush them with the oil. Grill for about five minutes per side.