Herb and Garlic Turkey Burgers

By May 10, 2016 March 2nd, 2019 Chicken & Turkey, Gluten Free, Main Dish, Paleo, Recipes

 

Herb and Garlic Turkey BurgerThese are light fresh turkey burgers made with lots of vegetables and herbs.

In order to make it as clean as possible, I buy turkey cutlets and grind them myself in a food processor.  You can skip this step and buy already ground turkey breast.   Either one is good.

Herb Turkey Burger Ingredients

Turkey GroundOnce you have ground the turkey, put it into a medium bowl.

In the same food processor, add the celery, onion, garlic, sage, marjoram and salt. It isn’t necessary to wash the processor if you ground the turkey,  as you are cooking it all together. Process until onions and celery are finely chopped but not mushy.

Turkey veg bowl

Once the vegetables and herbs are chopped work quickly.  If you let the vegetables sit too long they will get watery and the burgers won’t hold together as well.  

Mix turkey with egg and fresh pepper.  Add celery mixture to the turkey and mix until evenly combined.

Turkey Bowl

Form into 6 patties.  They will be loose but firm up when cooked.

Turkey patties 2

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  Cook turkey patties for about 5 minutes on each side, until cooked through and browned on the outside.

Remove patties from the skillet.

Serve with avocado and tomato slices. Pass around avocado mayonnaise and Dijon mustard as a topping.

Enjoy the recipe below.
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Herb & Garlic Turkey Burger

Herb and Garlic Turkey Burgers


  • Author: Ingrid DeHart - EatWellEnjoyLife.com
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

Light, fresh turkey burgers made with lots of herbs and vegetables.


Scale

Ingredients

  • ½ pound turkey cutlets or white meat ground turkey breast (free-range, hormone-free, antibiotic-free)
  • 3 celery stalks, cut into chunks (1¼ cups)
  • 1/2 yellow onion, coarsely chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh sage leaves (about 8 to 10 leaves)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh marjoram or oregano
  • ½ teaspoon Celtic sea salt
  • 1 egg (fresh organic, free range)
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil

Optional toppings for serving:

  • 3 teaspoons avocado mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. If using turkey cutlets, cut into chunks and process in a food processor until ground.
  2. Put into a medium mixing bowl.
  3. In the same food processor bowl, process celery, onion, garlic, sage, marjoram, and sea salt. Process until onion and celery are finely chopped but not mushy.
  4. Mix turkey with egg and fresh pepper.
  5. Add celery mixture to turkey and mix until evenly combined.
  6. Form turkey into six patties.
  7. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  8. Cook turkey patties for about 5 minutes each side, or until cooked through and browned on the outside.
  9. Remove patties from skillet.
  10. Serve with sliced tomato and avocado. Pass around avocado mayonnaise and Dijon mustard as a topping.

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Healthy, Paleo, Gluten Free
Until next time, have a fantastic day and enjoy the recipe.  Please leave a comment below.  I always love hearing about your health journey and your thoughts and feedback on making your own delicious food at home.

Much love,
Ingrid

 

2 Comments

  • Frances says:

    Wow! Ingrid , I jumped on this one as soon as I got your newsletter Except I used wild salmon which I had about 3/4 lb I only changed from sage to Dill and omitted oregano but added a bit of cumin, turmeric and a few hot pepper flakes. Sautéed it w mix of ghee and coconut oil. Scrumptious! I have a photo I’ll send you! Looking forward to trying this w turkey too!! Thank you also for the reminder of self care as we do on your cleanses AND make them daily/ weekly routines!! With llove and gratitude!! Frances

    • Ingrid says:

      Hi Frances,
      Your salmon burgers sound fantastic, dill goes so well with salmon. The cumin, turmeric and pepper flakes add lots of flavor. I love sauteeing in ghee and coconut butter too! Thanks for sharing. Yes, self care is key to being radiant. Much love, Ingrid

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