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ICM Recipe – Turkey Sliders with Balsamic Bell Peppers and Feta

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For ICM this week, we are using bell peppers!

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Like Sunny said, these are high in Vitamins A and C, fiber, potassium and folate, and contain about 30 calories per serving. I’m thinking these won’t help you out much if you’re trying to gain weight.

Wouldn’t that be an amazing problem to have?

So, for this challenge I made some divine turkey burgers with bell peppers sauteed in balsamic vinegar and topped with Feta cheese. It is quite a combination.

I ♥ these burgers. I told my husband that and he said “I just got a phone call; they love you too.”

Smart ass.

Turkey Sliders with Balsamic Bell Peppers and Feta

1 lb. ground turkey (I used the 85% lean vs. ground turkey breast; it has more flavor)

1 package slider rolls

1 bell pepper, sliced

6 oz. container crumbled Feta cheese

2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 tbsp & 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce, divided

1/4 stick butter

1 tsp olive oil

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp coarse ground pepper

1/4 cup water

Start by making the burgers. Combine the turkey, 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Form into patties.

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In a medium sized pan over medium high heat, add the burgers. After about 1-2 minutes, flip to the other side to brown. Reduce heat to medium and cook until done throughout.

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Remember, this is poultry not beef! Remove from heat to a plate and cover with aluminum foil.

In the same pan, heat the olive oil over medium-heat slightly; add the peppers. Add the water and cover partially with a lid to steam, stirring every couple of minutes for about 5-7 minutes. Add the remaining Worcestershire sauce, butter and vinegar, but don’t cover. Cook until the peppers are softened and the moisture has evaporated. Turn the heat off and remove the peppers but don’t rinse the pan.

Blot each side of the bread in the pan, picking up the remaining butter mixture – you’ll get bits of browned turkey burger in there too. You’ll like it, I promise.

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Assemble like you normally would a burger, adding the peppers and feta on top.

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Absolutely Scrumptious.

Now you need to click here to go to ICM and check out what Sunny has whipped up and link up your bell pepper recipes!!

Keep in mind that our challenges are bi-monthly, and between the two of us you get regular no-restrictions fare (me) and from Sunny you get gluten/dairy/wheat free recipes! I’m amazed at how many people are gluten-intolerant; Sunny does an amazing job of coming up with diverse dishes to satisfy her family of 5 children (yes, five) and husband at the dinner table.

Superwoman? Yes.

Happy Monday!



  • A Little Yumminess
    August 10, 2011 at 12:28 AM

    Super amazing looking burger. Going to be made at our next bbq! Great combination….

  • Kate@Diethood
    August 2, 2011 at 4:57 PM

    That is my kinda burger…love the pepper and feta!!

  • Rach
    July 29, 2011 at 9:41 PM

    Yummy! 🙂

  • Jorie
    July 28, 2011 at 11:44 AM

    I love turkey burgers and feta cheese but somehow have never combined them. Now I will!

  • Tina@flourtrader
    July 27, 2011 at 4:45 AM

    These look really tasty and creative use of peppers. I usually picture them in a stir fry or with fajitas. Never would have thought of them on turkey burgers. Well done-Yum!

  • Happy When Not Hungry
    July 26, 2011 at 7:46 PM

    I love turkey burgers and these look so tasty!!! The balsamic bell peppers and feta combo sound delicious too!

  • carolinaheartstrings
    July 26, 2011 at 1:46 PM

    Wow does that look tasty. Great pictures!!! Come over and visit. We have a wonderful grilled squash recipe that would go perfectly with that.

  • SunnyB
    July 25, 2011 at 7:56 PM

    Oh, Shea! These look simply wonderful.

    Thank you for the wonderful compliment…but I am far from superwoman, more like “woman of necessity”…of course, the doesn’t have the same ring, so, yeah, I like “super woman” 😉

    Great job!

  • Jessica
    July 25, 2011 at 6:43 PM

    Burgers that make it hard to gain weight? I’m in!! I love the peppers. They make a great addition to the burger. And it never occurred to me to add feta cheese! What a wonderful idea. Delicious!

  • Kim
    July 25, 2011 at 6:33 PM

    Ohhh i like these, the flavor profile is great!!!!

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