Savory Turkey Burgers
1 pound ground turkey
1 cup panko bread crumbs or ground rice cake
2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup mushrooms, washed, dried and sliced
1/2 of a medium sweet onion, sliced
2 tablespoons butter
4 slices deli-style mozzarella cheese
4 whole-grain or whole wheat burger buns
In large bowl, thoroughly mix bread crumbs, egg, herbs and salt.
Add ground turkey and mix well.
Make burger patties about the diameter of the burger buns.
Using a skillet on medium heat, cook butter, sliced mushrooms and onions until tender and browned, about 10 minutes; stir periodically while cooking.
Turn off heat, cover and hold mixture in skillet while grilling burgers.
Pan fry, broil or grill patties until browned and firm, about 4 to 5 minutes per side.
If desired, toast buns on grill or in oven.
Top turkey burgers with cheese and onion/mushroom mixture.