Basil Turkey Burgers

This delicious recipe throws away the notion that turkey burgers aren't as good as their beef counterparts

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil, divided
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon dry bread crumbs
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 ounces ground turkey
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 1 large tomato, sliced

How to make it:

  1. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and 1 tablespoon basil. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. Coat grill rack with nonstick cooking spray before starting the grill.
  3. In a bowl, combine the milk, onion, bread crumbs, salt, pepper and remaining basil. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  4. Grill, covered, over indirect medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until meat is no longer pink.
  5. Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato, and basil mayonnaise. Serves 4.
Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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