Turkey Burgers

Want to create a burger that is lower in cholesterol and fat, especially when prepared over the open flame of a charcoal grill? Try this turkey burger recipe served piled high with tomatoes, red onions and pickles on a Kaiser bun dressed with homemade honey mustard and a side of fries at your next cookout.


  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 bunch parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 2 pounds mushrooms, destemmed, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 5 pounds ground turkey
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 1/4 cups fine breadcrumbs

Mix cream, eggs, parsley, thyme and chives. Cover and refrigerate. Sauté mushroom, garlic and onion in oil until tender; add to cream mixture. Transfer to mixer; add turkey, salt and pepper, and mix well. Slowly add breadcrumbs; don't over mix. Divide into seven-ounce patties. Grill or pan fry until desired degree of doneness.

Yield: 15 servings




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