Dijon Turkey Burger

  • Yield 4 servings

Prepared with Dijon mayo and freshly grated Romano cheese, these savory turkey burgers are sure to satisfy.

dijon turkey burger
The National Turkey Federation

Ingredients

Dill Dijon Mayonnaise:
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons mustard
2 teaspoons fresh dill, minced
1/2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
Turkey Burgers
1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Tabasco
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 large clove fresh garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
-- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 -- multi-grain rolls, split and lightly toasted
-- Green leaf lettuce, washed, drained and chilled
-- Roasted red peppers
-- Thinly sliced red onion rings

Instructions

  1. To prepare mayonnaise, mix mayonnaise, mustard, fresh dill and lemon juice. Cover and chill in refrigerator.
  2. To prepare burgers, place all ingredients in a medium sized bowl and mix lightly to incorporate all ingredients.
  3. Shape into 6-ounce patties, about 1-inch thick.
  4. Oil grill rack and preheat grill to medium-high. Add burgers to hot grill and cook on one side for about 5 minutes, flip and cook on the other side for about 4 minutes more on medium-high.
  5. Transfer to a cooler part of the grill and continue to cook a bit longer—until cooked to 165F, about 5 more minutes.
  6. Spread Dill Dijon Mayonnaise on lightly toasted rolls.
  7. Place turkey burgers on rolls and garnish each burger with lettuce, onions and roasted red peppers.

 
Recipe by Donna Crivello, Chef and Co-owner, Donna's Cafes, Baltimore, Md.

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