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Thanksgiving turkey burger

November 3, 2021 · Nicole Triebe

Who needs Thanksgiving leftovers with this juicy Thanksgiving turkey burger? A juicy turkey burger, topped with creamy brie, salty prosciutto and cranberry sauce, all piled high on a fluffy bun!

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and I’m putting a thanksgiving twist on a classic burger! This is a great way to use up your thanksgiving leftovers without having to eat the same old turkey dinner! This juicy and delicious turkey burger made with ground turkey is a great idea for weeknights. You can also enjoy this easy recipe for outdoor grilling as well as indoors!

We all love burgers and crave for it on a weekly basis. So enter the turkey burger into your dinner or lunch, everyone will enjoy it. You can make these burgers 365 days, even in summer or on cold winter days.

Did I mention there’s no grill required? Yes, you don’t have to wait for the grill. Just you need 15 minutes, and your juicy turkey burger is ready to eat.

 I’ve prepared a healthy and juicy Thanksgiving turkey burger recipe for you, and by the end of this blog post, I trust that you’ll exactly know the tasty toppings and servings along with the tips!

How much time do you need to make a turkey burger?

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins

So, let’s move on to the ingredients that we need:

Ingredients needed to make this turkey burger:

All you need to make the best turkey burger is:

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cranberries
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 oz brie cheese
  • 1 oz prosciutto

How to make this delicious Thanksgiving turkey burger

Here are some easy steps to make a juicy turkey burger ready.

Step 1:

In a large bowl, mix 1 lb ground turkey, 1 tsp garlic and onion powder, parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper.

Step 2:

Mix these ingredients. This mixture is for 4 equal-sized flat burger patties. Make sure to Shape the patties 1/2 inch thick.

Step 3:

Take a pan and bake the turkey patties for 5-7 mins until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Take the brie cheese on top and cover until melted.

Step 4

Make this delicious sauce by combining 1 cup of Cranberries with 1/4 cup of water in a saucepan. Turn the heat on medium flame, boil them and cook until cranberries burst. Add the orange zest for an extra burst of flavor in the cranberry sauce.

Step 5: 

Toast the burger buns until they get golden, layer the buns with greens, prosciutto, and top with cranberry sauce! 

Your delicious Thanksgiving turkey burger is ready!.

Best Toppings on a turkey burger:

Here are some healthy and tasty toppings that you can also enjoy on your turkey burger:

  • American cheese, blue cheese, and cheddar cheese.
  • Sliced avocado
  • Tomato
  • Lettuce
  • Onion
  • Grilled mushrooms
  • Stuffing

You can serve Turkey burgers with:

To make it a complete meal, try serving your Thanksgiving turkey burger with these sides.

Tips for making the best turkey burger :

  • Serve immediately. Warm burgers are always better than cold! Layer the buns with a little mayo, it helps to keep them juicy. 
  • Use an Instant Thermometer. Using an instant thermometer to take the internal temperature will prevent overcooking, and drying out your thanksgiving turkey burger.
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Thanksgiving turkey burger

  • Author: Nicole Triebe
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Scale

1 lb ground turkey

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp onion powder

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper

1 cup water

1/4 cup sugar

1 cup cranberries

1/4 cup parmesan cheese

1 oz brie cheese

1 oz prosciutto


Instructions

In a large bowl, mix 1 lb ground turkey, 1 tsp garlic and onion powder, parmesan cheese, and salt and pepper.

Mix these ingredients. This mixture is for 4 equal-sized flat burger patties. Make sure to Shape the patties 1/2 inch thick.

Take a pan and bake the turkey patties for 15 mins until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Take the brie cheese on top and cover until melted.

Make the cranberry sauce by combining 1 cup of Cranberries with 1/4 cup of water in a saucepan. Turn the heat on medium flame, boil them and cook until cranberries burst. Add the orange zest for an extra burst of flavor in the cranberry sauce.

Toast the burger buns until they get golden, layer the buns with greens, prosciutto, and top with cranberry sauce!


Keywords: burger; lunch; turkey;

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1 Comment

  • Reply Allison November 21, 2021 at 9:50 pm

    What a great idea for the holiday leftovers! Brilliant!

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