Diabetes Recipes

Vegetable-Filled Burgers

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Vegetable-Filled Burgers
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Nutrition Facts

Makes: 4 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 257

Total Fat: 9g

Cholesterol: 54mg

Sodium: 409mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 24g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 20g

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Make this for: Dinner

Category: Ground Meat & Sausage

This Recipe Makes: 4 Serving(s)


No meat in this wholesome Vegetable-Filled Burgers Diabetic Recipe that turns out some pretty good vegetable burgers!

What you'll need

  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup finely sliced green onion
  • 1/4 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp. dried Italian seasoning, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 dash pepper
  • 3/4 lb lean ground turkey or chicken
  • 1/4 cup Dijon style mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. curry powder
  • 4 med hamburger buns, (whole wheat or white) split and toasted


  • Step 1
    Stir together milk, carrot, green onion, bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, garlic salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Add ground turkey; mix well. Shape the mixture into four 1/2-inch-thick patties. Lightly grease the grill rack.
  • Step 2
    For a charcoal grill, place patties on the greased grill rack directly over medium-hot coals. Grill, uncovered, about 12 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the side of a patty registers 165-degrees, turning once.
  • Step 3
    For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium-hot. Place patties on grill rack; cover and grill patties as directed in second step.
  • Step 4
    Meanwhile, stir together mustard and curry powder.
  • Step 5
    Serve patties on buns topped (if desired, with lettuce leaves, zucchini, sliced tomato, and curry mustard mixture.)

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Starch: 1 1/2
  • Meats & Meat Substitutes: 2 1/2