Turkey Burgers Four Ways

Barbecued Turkey Cheeseburgers

The lowfat turkey burger that tops its competition. Enjoy in good health!

For easy cooking instructions, watch Heidi make Diestel Burgers.

 

Diestel product:

Diestel Ground Turkey or Heidi’s Hens® Ground Turkey (Heidi’s Hens® available as all white meat or all dark meat)

Ingredients:

1 1/2 lbs. Diestel Ground Turkey
4 oz. cheese, julienned
1/4 cup waxed peppers*; seeded and julienned
*Use more or less, depending on your taste. For tame appetites, omit and enjoy a wonderful cheese burger

Directions:

Distribute ground turkey into four even portions. Split each portion in half. Shape one half into a patty the shape of the bun or French roll being used.
Layer the cheese and waxed pepper strips evenly on the top, leaving 1/4 inch around edges. Top with the remaining ground turkey and pat out to seal the edges. Barbecue or grill on both sides until no pink remains in the center. Serve on buns with your favorite condiments. Cheese suggestions: cheddar or jack.

Serves 4.

Sundried Tomato & Basil Turkey Burgers

A tasty touch of Italy with tomatoes, basil and cheese.

Diestel product:

Diestel Ground Turkey or Heidi’s Hens® Ground Turkey (Heidi’s Hens® available as all white meat or all dark meat)

Ingredients:

1 lb. Diestel Ground Turkey*
1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
1/3 cup basil, minced
1/3 cup sundried tomatoes packed in oil, drained and chopped
2 oz. Asiago cheese grated (about 1/2 cup)
2 Tbsp tomato paste
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 egg white, lightly beaten
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together, except turkey, until well-blended. Mix in turkey and blend well. Form four patties. Barbecue or grill on both sides until no pink remains in the center. Serve on buns with your favorite condiments.

Serves 4.

Tex-Mex Turkey Burgers

South-of-the-border appeal with jalapeño, cilantro and salsa.

Diestel product:

Diestel Ground Turkey or Heidi’s Hens® Ground Turkey (Heidi’s Hens® available as all white meat or all dark meat)

Ingredients:

1 lb. Diestel Ground Turkey*
1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs
1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
1/4 cup salsa, canned
2 Tbsp tomato paste
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 Tbsp jalapeño, finely minced (approx. 1/2 jalapeño)
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp pepper

Directions:

Mix all ingredients together, except turkey, until well-blended. Mix in turkey and blend well. Form four patties. Barbecue or grill on both sides until no pink remains in the center. Serve on buns with your favorite condiments.

Serves 4.

Easy-Style Turkey Burgers

About as easy as you can get. From box to grill in seconds! Just add your choice of toppings for a quick and simple turkey burger favorite.

Diestel product:

Diestel Turkey Burgers
or Heidi’s Hens® Turkey Burgers
Each available in a 1lb. retail package that
contains three burger patties

Ingredients:

Diestel Turkey Burgers or Heidi’s Hens® Turkey Burgers
cheese, chili, onions, etc. for topping as desired

Directions:

Remove burger patties from package. Barbecue or grill on both sides until no pink remains in the center. Add your choice of toppings during appropriate stage of barbecuing or grilling. Serve on buns with your favorite condiments.

One patty equals one serving.