Turkey Burger


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • Olive oil
  • 1 shallot minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano use whatever herbs you have on hand
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Worchester sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon filtered water
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Avocado Crema

  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon plain yogurt not fat-free
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice

Pinch of sea salt



    • Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a small skillet and saute the minced shallot for a few minutes until soft. Remove from heat.
    • In a large bowl combine all the ingredients including the shallots. Mix well with fork or your hands.
    • Form into 4 medium sized patties and season lightly with salt and pepper.
    • Reheat the skillet with another tablespoon of oil and cook the burgers on medium heat about 5 minutes per side. Remove from heat and let rest.
    • Serve with topping of choice: Dijon mustard, smashed avocado, hummus or avocado crema.
    • To Make the Avocado Crema
    • Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl until smooth.
    • Suggested side dish: oven roasted broccoli with olive oil and lemon juice and a large green salad with red onions and mini roasted peppers.

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