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Old 03-30-11, 03:28 PM
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Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Anybody try these new "healthier" alternatives yet?

Created with the help of Men’s Health, the trio of “healthier” burgers – all coming in at under 500 calories. In addition to a Turkey Burger identical to the Hardees version (Charbroiled Patty, Red Onion, Tomato, Lettuce, Ketchup, Mustard, Mayo, Dill Pickle Chips), Carl’s Jr. will also serve up Turkey variations of their popular Teriyaki and Guacamole Burgers. According to this press release, the Teriyaki Burger (470 calories) will feature Teriyaki sauce, a grilled pineapple, and Swiss cheese, while the Guacamole Burger (490 calories) will feature guacamole and pepper jack cheese.

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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

under 500 calories = healthy?
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Why is that so funny? Take off the cheese, and it's another 50-100 less. So unless something is what 200-300 calories, it's not healthy for you?

Besides, the whole point is it's healthier than a burger or chicken sandwich.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Healthier, at least. That Teriyaki Turkey burger is almost 200 calories less than its beef counterpart.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Well I would say that you should just eat at home and cook yourself if you are health conscious
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Under 500 for a meal doesn't seem bad to me. Especially for fast food. Of course that's assuming you skip the fries.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Based on a 2,000 calorie a day diet, 500 doesn't seem bad for one of three meals.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Considering most people eat 3 times a day, 500 calories is insufficient for most people if they are active. Better get fries.

If your other 2 meals are planned well, you should never feel guilty about a 1200 calorie dinner. It won't kill you. It really won't. Sitting on your butt all day is what will kill you.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Turkey is the white man's chicken
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Does it come with a Big Ass Fries?
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Does it come with a Big Ass Fries?
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="640" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/vmTLAs6SyS4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I have a sudden craving for a "burger"*.


*In the the Theo and Cockroach sense.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

I had the Turkey Burger today. It was pretty decent. The char on the patty was just right and it was well constructed. The lettuce and tomato were crisp and fresh and the sandwich wasn't slathered with sauce.

As fast food goes, you could do much worse.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

I'd try one of these. If I ever eat fast food, which is rare, I get a BBQ chicken sandwich here. These seem like a tastier alternative.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

I'd be all right with it as long as it isn't dry. I've bought turkey sausage, and it's like eating paper.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Tried the one on the left today. It was surprisingly delicious. I'll definitely get it again. I may try the BBQ ranch one next time.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

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Has anyone ever tried one of these? I see them at the vending machine at work but haven't tried one yet.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Originally Posted by DJLinus View Post
<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="640" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/vmTLAs6SyS4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

I have a sudden craving for a "burger"*.


*In the the Theo and Cockroach sense.

Man, were were watching this ad today at work. We had to rewind it.

I love this ad and Miss Turkey is amazing.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Originally Posted by Kicker_of_Elves View Post
Has anyone ever tried one of these? I see them at the vending machine at work but haven't tried one yet.
For a vending machine burger, the patty is pretty big. I would suggest some condiments to dress it up unless you like your cheeseburgers very plain.
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Re: Carl's JR NEW Charbroiled Turkey Burgers

Damn. That means I can eat two of them at one time! It's like they WANT me to lose weight?!? Score!

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