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Turkey Sliders with Quinoa

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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 10
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Updated Jul 17, 2017
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  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin (powder)
  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon adobo criollo
  • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 10 mini burger or mini party buns
  • 4 oz baby spinach leaves
  • Herb mayonnaise, to taste (if desired)


  • 1
    In medium bowl, combine 1/4 cup of the chicken broth and the gelatin with a wire whisk until it's well incorporated.
  • 2
    Place the quinoa and the rest of the chicken broth in a medium pot over medium heat and cook for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally or until it is soft and the broth has evaporated. Once ready, add the olive oil and carefully mixing it with a fork. Set aside.
  • 3
    In large bowl, combine the turkey, quinoa, oil, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, adobo, garlic, salt, pepper and the gelatin mixture. Mix together. Cover and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  • 4
    Set the grill to medium heat.
  • 5
    Divide the turkey mixture into 10 equal portions. Use your hands to shape each portion into a ball and flatten until you have 1/2-inch patties, about 1 1/2 inches in diameter.
  • 6
    Cook for 12 to 15 minutes; turn them over so they cook on both sides.
  • 7
    Remove the patties from the grill. Place spinach leaves in each bun and top with a patty and herb mayonnaise to taste.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    You can serve this delicious burger with French fries or a green salad.
  • tip 2
    If you don’t have a grill, you can still enjoy this delicious recipe. Just lightly brown the patties in a non- stick skillet that’s been previously sprayed with oil; finish cooking in the oven at 380°F for 15 minutes.

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  • This recipe was created with summer in mind, a time of year to enjoy lots of outdoor recreational activities. We stay true to our mission of gourmet-quality healthy cuisine with natural ingredients, without the use of artificial flavoring!
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