Juicy Turkey Sliders

Turkey tends to dry out when it is ground and cooked. But adding shredded zucchini keeps these patties juicy and nutritious.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • ½ cup shredded onion
  • ¾ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. ground mustard
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup shredded zucchini
  • ¼ cup minced mushrooms
  • 1 lb. ground turkey

Directions

  • Place a skillet over medium heat. Once it is heated, add 1 teaspoon vegetable oil and the onion. Cook for 3–4 minutes, or until very soft. Remove the skillet from the heat, and put the onion in a large bowl. Combine all other ingredients, except for the turkey and other teaspoon of vegetable oil, and stir until well combined.
  • Break the turkey up over the surface of the bowl. Use your hands to gently massage the meat into the other ingredients. Combine the meat into eight equally shaped balls.
  • Flatten balls into patties and then wrap them in plastic wrap. Place in the refrigerator to rest for at least 20 minutes.
  • Place a skillet over medium heat and add 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil. Place four patties into the skillet and cook for 3–4 minutes, or until well browned.
  • Flip patties, cover the skillet with a lid, and let cook for an additional 3–5 minutes. Check the center to make sure they’re cooked through.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • ½ cup shredded onion
  • ¾ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. ground mustard
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ cup shredded zucchini
  • ¼ cup minced mushrooms
  • 1 lb. ground turkey

Directions

  • Place a skillet over medium heat. Once it is heated, add 1 teaspoon vegetable oil and the onion. Cook for 3–4 minutes, or until very soft. Remove the skillet from the heat, and put the onion in a large bowl. Combine all other ingredients, except for the turkey and other teaspoon of vegetable oil, and stir until well combined.
  • Break the turkey up over the surface of the bowl. Use your hands to gently massage the meat into the other ingredients. Combine the meat into eight equally shaped balls.
  • Flatten balls into patties and then wrap them in plastic wrap. Place in the refrigerator to rest for at least 20 minutes.
  • Place a skillet over medium heat and add 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil. Place four patties into the skillet and cook for 3–4 minutes, or until well browned.
  • Flip patties, cover the skillet with a lid, and let cook for an additional 3–5 minutes. Check the center to make sure they’re cooked through.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories250
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol100mg
Sodium1390mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein37g