turkey apple burgers with cheddar and green salad

Our turkey burgers are moist and filled with fall flavors thanks to grated apple and fresh sage.

By: Anna Decker / 11/04/2015

We topped them with crisp, thin slices of apple and sharp cheddar and wedged them between soft potato bread. To balance the meal, we added a refreshing green salad with our favorite Dijon vinaigrette. Cook, relax and enjoy!

What you’ll need:

1 fuji or crispin apple 1 small onion 1 celery stalk fresh sage sprigs 1 lb ground turkey 2 oz white cheddar cheese 4 Martin’s potato bun 3 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 lemon 1 head green leaf lettuce coarse salt freshly ground black pepper olive oil


box grater large skillet rimmed baking sheet

Recipe steps:

  1. Prep ingredients

    Cut apple in half and finely grate half. Peel onion and finely grate. Finely chop celery. Pick sage leaves and finely chop (1 ½ tablespoons).

  2. Make burgers

    Combine turkey, grated apple and onion, celery, and sage. Add 1 ½ teaspoons salt and season with freshly ground black pepper. Form into 4 patties.

  3. Cook burgers

    Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add burgers and cook until brown on both sides, about 4 minutes a side.

  4. Prepare toppings

    Meanwhile, thinly slice cheddar and remaining apple. Place cheddar slices on top of burgers. Cover skillet and let cheese melt, about 2 minutes.

  5. Toast buns

    Preheat broiler and open rolls. Place on a rimmed baking sheet and toast under the broiler. Divide mustard between rolls, reserving 1 tablespoon, and place burgers on top. Top with apple slices and top bun.

  6. Dress salad

    Whisk remaining mustard with the juice of the lemon. Whisk in 2 tablespoons of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Break lettuce leaves into large pieces. Wash and dry then toss with dressing and serve with burgers. Enjoy!

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