August 22, 2013

Cajun Turkey Burger

Gourmet burgers are a summer staple dinner.  I love to jam pack tons of flavor and veggies into my burger to get the most out of the meal.  Balance the spicy kick that this Cajun burger has to offer with some sweet potato fries or side salad.

Cajun Turkey Burger
Serves 2-3
Burger Ingredients
  • 1/4-1/2 lb. 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper; diced
  • 1/4 of an onion; chopped
  • 1 1/2 T Cajun seasoning 
  • 1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 t garlic powder
  • 1/4 t hot sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 T fresh cilantro; chopped
  • 1/8-1/4 cup oatmeal or bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
Spicy Sauce Ingredients
  • 2 T Greek yogurt
  • 1 T cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 t lime juice
  • 1/4 t cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 t chili powder
  1. Combine all of the sauce ingredience in a small bowl; set aside
  2. Preheat your grill to medium/high heat
  3. Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl, mix until fully combined
  4. Portion out the mixture into 2-3 even sized portions and form into patties
  5. Transfer the patties to the grill and cook for 8 minutes on each side until cooked through
  6. Transfer burger to a bun or lettuce leaves and top with the sauce

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