Jennie – O Recipe of the Week – Porcupine Turkey Sliders

March 13, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Recipe of the Week is – Porcupine Turkey Sliders. Made using JENNIE-O Lean Ground Turkey, Onion, Garlic, Brown Rice, Cranberries, Spinach Leaves, Egg Substitute, Worcestershire Sauce, and Spices. You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Healthy Recipes at the Jennie – O Turkey website. Enjoy and Make the Switch in 2020!

Porcupine Turkey Sliders
The addition of brown rice gives these little patties a prickly look, and cranberries provide a burst of flavor that complements the savory turkey. Great for weeknight dinners at under 300 calories per serving!

2 tablespoons minced yellow onions
¼ cup minced celery
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 (20-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
1 cup cooked brown rice
2 tablespoons chopped dried cranberries
¾ cup chopped spinach leaves
½ cup egg substitute or 2 eggs
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce
⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper
12 small whole wheat buns
12 small lettuce leaves
2 medium tomatoes, cut into 12 slices
1 medium red onion, sliced

1) In large skillet, add onions, celery, garlic and oil. Sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Set aside.

2) In large mixing bowl combine turkey, cooked rice, cranberries, spinach leaves, egg and pepper, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper and cooked onion mixture. Divide turkey mixture into 12 equal portions and form patties ½-inch thick and 3-inch diameter. Place in large skillet on medium heat. Cover. Cook 15 minutes turning 2 to 3 times and until internal temperature reaches 165° F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Always cook to well-done.

3)Serve on buns with lettuce leaves, tomato, red onion and slider patty.

* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.


Calories 180
Protein 12g
Carbohydrates 20g
Fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 200mg
Saturated Fat 1.5g

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