Open-Faced Turkey Patty Melt

servings: 4 

 calories: 320  

 prep time: 20 minutes 
 
ingredients:
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey breast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup ricotta cheese
  • 4 slices swiss or provolone cheese
  • 4 slices french bread
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup BBQ sauce
  • cooking spray

preparation instructions:

  1. Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion to the pan and cook 5 minutes or until browned; stir occasionally.
  3. Transfer onion to a medium bowl.
  4. Combine ricotta cheese, Worcestershire, pepper, turkey, egg white and onion; fold together.
  5. Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty.
  6. Return pan to medium heat and coat with cooking spray.
  7. Add patties to pan; cook 20 minutes flipping once or until brown.
  8. Top each patty with 1 cheese slice; cook 3 minutes or until cheese melts.
  9. Toast bread slices.
  10. Top each serving with 1 patty.
  11. Cover each with BBQ sauce.

suggested side dishes:

  • Side salad

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