Turkey tenders make for a fun spin on a classic burger recipe!

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Nothing beats a burger now and then, and using turkey tenders recipes is a great way to get a health variation on this classic meal. Iceberg lettuce replaces the high-carb bun and adds delicious and nutritious crunch, while the pickles and sauce add a tangy counterpoint to the turkey tenders. Try this fun recipe tonight – it’s sure to be a hit with friends and family!


7 Oz Turkey, tenders
2 Cup Iceberg lettuce
4 Tbsp Italian Dressing, low fat low carb
1/2 Cup Dill pickles, low carb


step #1

Add your turkey tenders to a hot, non-stick pan and allow them to cook, flipping halfway.

step #2

At the halfway point, flip the tenders and season with sea salt and pepper, reducing to medium heat. 

step #3

Chop your iceberg lettuce to simulate a burger bun, setting it aside for plating later. 

step #4

Once the tenders are cooked, add your chopped low-carb dill pickles to the pan, and allow them to simmer. Add Italian dressing and bring the pan to a boil, flipping the tenders once more. 

step #5

When it's time to plate, add the tenders to a layer of lettuce, top with sauce and drippings, and place another layer of lettuce on top.

step #6

Ready to serve! 


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Did you know?

In addition to its high protein content, turkey also contains the mineral selenium, which has been linked in numerous studies to decreased risk of various types of cancer, particularly colorectal cancer. Pairing it with a folate-rich food, such as iceberg lettuce, is a great way to partner the healthy stuff in turkey with the health benefits of folic acid. Folate has been shown to improve nervous system health and promote cardiovascular health, as well as provide another preventative measure for various cancer types.

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If you enjoyed this turkey tenders recipe, be sure to try one of these recipes next: Turkey Cutlet With Honey & Dijon Mustard Dressing, Turkey Millefeuille, or Turkey & Balsamic Dressing Recipe.

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