Grilled Turkey Burgers with Caramelized Onions

Crushed pineapple is the secret ingredient that helps keep these turkey burgers moist and adds a little extra sweetness.

Yield: 4 burgers
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Grill Time: 12 to 15 minutes

1 pound ground turkey breast
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
1 tablespoon spicy BBQ Sauce
OR applewood BBQ Sauce
1 medium red onion
1 tablespoon Mazola® Corn Oil
Generous amount grill spray
4 reduced calorie, whole wheat hamburger buns
1/2 cup spicy BBQ Sauce
OR applewood BBQ Sauce
Lettuce and tomato, if desired

Preheat grill to medium heat.

Combine ground turkey breast, garlic powder, Italian herb seasoning, pineapple and 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce in a medium bowl; mix well. Form into 4 patties, approximately 5-inches in diameter. Set aside.

Slice red onion into 1/4-inch thick slices. Toss onions with oil. Grill onions until tender and caramelized using a grill pan; about 10 to 12 minutes.

Place turkey burgers on grill grates sprayed with grilling spray. Grill over direct heat for 5 minutes; turn apply 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce to top of the burger. Continue grilling an additional 7 to 10 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165ºF.

Toast buns for 2 minutes while onions and patties are grilling; remove, set aside.

Place cooked burger on bottom bun. Place an equal amount of onions and barbecue sauce on each burger .  Add lettuce and tomato, if desired, and top with top half of bun.