Kicked Up Turkey Burgers

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not keen on the flavor of ground turkey, but I like its lean, heart-healthy protein. So this is what I do to kick things up, flavor-wise.

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Turkey Burgers
6 small burgers

1/2—3/4 pound lean pasture-raised ground turkey
4 cloves of garlic, minced (or 2 teaspoons powdered garlic)
1/2″ fresh ginger root, minced (or 1 teaspoon powdered ginger)
1 small can (4.5 ounces) minced green chile peppers
1 tablespoon powdered onion
1 tablespoon coriander
4 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon low sodium Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup leftover cooked quinoa or hemp seeds
6 small Ezekiel sprouted-wheat burger buns

Mix everything together thoroughly. Form into small patties, approximately 1/3-1/2 cup’s worth each. Drop into a hot, non-stick pan that’s been oiled with cooking spray. Cook until lightly brown, turning once. Serve with your favorite condiments on whole wheat buns.