Sunday, January 29, 2012

Recipe for Stuffed Turkey Burgers with Goat's Cheese and Roasted Red Peppers

Yield: 3 burgers
Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 1/4 pounds ground turkey breast
  • 3 large pieces of roasted red pepper
  • 3 coins (about an ounce total) goat's cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 TBSP canola oil
  • Buns for serving (or large lettuce leaves for bunless burger)
  • Condiments as desired


  • Divide turkey breast into 6 equal pieces.
  • Place a coin of cheese on top of the 3 pieces of red pepper.
  • Place one pepper with cheese on each of 3 pieces of turkey breast and then top each with another piece of turkey breast.
  • Form gently into patties, sealing the pepper and cheese inside.
  • Salt and pepper liberally.
  • Heat oil over med-high heat.
  • Add burgers and cook about 3 1/2 minutes on each side until browned and turkey is no longer pink (don't overcook or they will be too dry).
  • Serve on buns or wrapped in lettuce with your choice of condiments.