Turkey Burger

Menu Part: 
Sandwich/Wrap
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
12

A healthier burger, this version made with turkey is well seasoned and comes out moist. Serve on a bun with all the usual garnishes.

Ingredients

5 eggs, lightly beaten
1 1⁄4 cups turkey stock
1⁄3 cup balsamic vinegar
1⁄3 cup olive oil
1 1⁄2 cups bread crumbs
1 tbsp. garlic, minced
2 tbsp. dried basil
1⁄2 tbsp. dried oregano
5 lb. ground turkey
12 kaiser rolls, split and toasted
Lettuce, as needed for garnish
Tomato, as needed for garnish
Onion, as needed for garnish
Pickles, as needed for garnish
 

Steps

1. In a large bowl, combine eggs, turkey stock, vinegar and olive oil. In a separate bowl, mix together bread crumbs, garlic and herbs. Add dry ingredients to liquid ingredients and mix well.

2. Add ground turkey to bread crumb mixture and combine well. Shape into 12 patties and reserve refrigerated.

3. Per order: season burger with salt and pepper and grill or broil until done. Place on a toasted kaiser roll and garnish with lettuce and sliced tomato, onion and pickle.
 

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