Maple Bacon Turkey Burger

DF, GF

With Memorial Day just around the corner, summer bbqs will soon fill up your summer weekends.  If you’re looking for just the right burger that everyone will love, you just found it.  With the combination of bacon and maple syrup won’t even care that it’s a turkey burger.  Add some corn on the cob, potato salad, and a fresh slice of watermelon to have the perfect summer plate.

Food 149

Maple Bacon Turkey Burger
1 lb ground turkey
4 slices bacon, chopped
2 tbs worcestershire sauce
2 tbs maple syrup
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp dry mustard
salt
4 slices of cheddar cheese (if not dairy free)
2 onions, thinly sliced
4 burger buns or large lettuce leaves if gluten-free
mayo, tomatoes, and pickles for servings

Heat olive oil in a saute pan over medium heat.  Add onions and cook until lightly caramelized, about 15 minutes.  Set aside.

Preheat grill pan over medium high heat.  In a large bowl combine ground turkey, bacon, worcestershire sauce, maple syrup, onion powder, dry mustard, and salt to taste.  Mix well and form into 4 patties.  Add olive oil to the grill pan then place burgers in pan.  Grill for 6 minutes a side.  Place cheese on top, if desired, and cover with foil to melt the cheese.  Place on buns or lettuce leaves, top with onions, mayo, tomatoes, and pickles.

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