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  • 1 whole - Egg white, Lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cups - Fine dry whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoons - Plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoons - Crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 teaspoons - Fresh rosemary (or 1/2 tsp. dried rosemary), Chopped or crumbled
  • 1 teaspoons - Fresh oregano (or 1/2 tsp. dried oregano), Chopped or crumbled
  • 1/8 teaspoons - Ground pepper
  • 1 pounds - Uncooked ground turkey breast
  • - Mixed salad greens, optional
  • 1 - Recipe Olive-Tomato salsa, See note below for recipe
  • 1/4 cups - Crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 whole - Wheat pita bread rounds, Halved and lightly toasted
  • Directions:

    1. In a medium bowl, combine egg white, bread crumbs, 1 T yogurt, 1 T feta cheese, rosemary, oregano and pepper. Add turkey; mix well. Shape turkey mixture into four 3/4-in patties.
    2. Heat grill to medium. Grill the patties until an instant-read thermometer registers 165, 12 to 14 minutes, turning once.
    3. Divide greens (if using) among four dinner plates; top w/ patties. Top patties w/ Olive-Tomato Salsa and 1/4 C feta cheese. Serve w/ pita halves.

    Brief Description

    "Ground turkey makes mouthwatering patties, esp. when it's mixed w/ feta cheese, fresh rosemary and fresh oregano.

    Main Ingredient:

    Ground turkey

    Category:  Poultry

    Cuisine:  American


    OLIVE-TOMATO SALSA: In a small bowl, stir together 1 C chopped, seeded tomatoes; 1/4 C chopped, seeded cucumber; 1/4 C chopped, pitted kalamata or other ripe olives; 1/2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary or 1/4 tsp dried rosemary, crumbled; and 1/2 tsp chopped fresh oregano or 1/4 tsp dried oregano, crumbled. (YLD: 1 1/2 C)


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    January 17, 2013

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