Hamburger Helpers

Dinner,For Moms,Recipes
July 23, 2012

Enlist your kids in the kitchen and have them help you put together a plate of yummy turkey sliders.

Hamburger Helpers
Mark Boughton/styling by: Teresa Blackburn
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Kid-sized palates need kid-sized food. Enter sliders, the perfect burger for kids, and frankly, lots of moms, too. Ours use turkey instead of beef for a lighter burger that lets the other flavors shine through. Here are four invaluable tips for making burgers with kids:

1. Have kids wash hands, and mix burger ingredients by hand.
2. Shape burgers and place between sheets of wax paper and refrigerate.

Hamburger Helpers

3. Don’t press down when cooking—valuable juices will be lost.
4. Use both light and dark meat turkey for a super moist burger.

Turkey Slider

In Turkey Vegetable Sliders, zucchini, carrot, feta and lemon juice make a light, bright burger with the flavors of summer. In Turkey Caprese Sliders, slices of fresh mozzarella are sandwiched between patties before cooking, for an oozing taste of cheese in every bite. Topped with fresh garden tomatoes and avocado (we couldn’t resist), these sliders are summer at its best.

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Turkey Vegetable Sliders

Kid-sized plates need kid-sized food. These Turkey Vegetables Sliders, with zucchini and carrot, are a perfect choice for kids.

Turkey Caprese Sliders

Turkey Caprese Sliders

The ingredients for the classic Italian salad (tomatoes, mozzarella and basil) team up with ground turkey for fresh summer sliders.

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