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More Tasty Burgers

Tim said he loves my burger combinations, because it’s an adult update to a favourite kid meal. Tonight’s meal was Turkey Pizza Burgers.

No pic, but here’s the recipe:

500g minced turkey (ground turkey)
2 TBS green pesto sauce (I used Bertolli)
2 TBS tomato sauce (not ketchup, sauce that comes in a jar. I used leftover pizza sauce)
handful of shredded cheese
1 egg
1/4-1/2 cup breadcrumbs (start with 1/4, if it’s still too wet to shape, add the second 1/4)
salt & pepper
sprinkle of oregano

Mix all together and shape into palm sized patties. Cook until done (on the George Foreman this takes 4-5 minutes). Serve on rolls with lettuce, tomato, and fresh basil leaves.

I am well on the way to becoming the burger queen :). Next up? Trying my hand at creating sweet and sour burgers.

3 comments

3 Comments so far

  1. falnfenix June 2nd, 2010 2:20

    I’m surprised your gut lets you have pesto, since it’s usually chock full of garlic. What’s in the Bertolli stuff that’s different?

  2. Rebecca June 2nd, 2010 3:02

    I read the labels on every single jar of pesto sold heere, and the Bertolli version sold here doesn’t have garlic in it!

  3. falnfenix June 2nd, 2010 13:19

    ah, that’s fortunate!

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