BBQ Burger Dinner

By 30 Minutes or Less
These burgers can be fried or grilled.

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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes

Main Dishes

Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1 1/2
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Green


1 cup thinly sliced tomatoes
1 cup thinly-sliced, peeled cucumbers
1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
3/4 pound ground turkey, 7% fat or 93% lean
3 seconds olive oil cooking spray
4 whole wheat hamburger buns
2 tablespoons blue cheese salad dressing
2 tablespoons barbeque (BBQ) sauce
4 apples, cored and cut into quarters
4 cups low fat 1% milk 


Wash and prepare vegetables. 

Shape ground turkey into four patties.

Spray non stick cooking pan with olive oil. 

Place burgers in pan and cook over medium high heat, 3-4 minutes on each side, until white throughout.

Place on buns. 

Blend dressing and BBQ sauce together. 

Top each burger with 1 tablespoon of the blend. 

Layer burgers with equal portions of tomato, cucumber and lettuce. 

Serve burger with four apple wedges and 1 cup of milk.

Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, potassium, and a good source of magnesium and fiber.


Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    486
  • Carbohydrates:    60g
  • Total Fat:    16.0g
  • Cholesterol:    68mg
  • Saturated Fat:   4.3g
  • Dietary Fiber:    7g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    28%
  • Sodium:    531 mg
  • Protein:    31g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe was developed for the Produce for Better Health Foundation by Chef Mark Goodwin, CEC, CNC. This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.



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