How do you make turkey burgers from scratch?

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How do you add flavor to ground turkey?

For 1 pound of ground turkey add:
  1. 1 teaspoon brown sugar.
  2. 3/4 teaspoon of salt.
  3. 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  4. 3/4 teaspoon ground sage.
  5. 3/4 teaspoon thyme.
  6. 1/4 teaspoon marjoram.
  7. 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes.
  8. optional: pinch of ginger, clove of minced garlic.

What is good on turkey burgers?

Turkey Burger Toppings
  • Burger buns (I like brioche or sesame buns)
  • Sliced avocado or guacamole.
  • Crispy bacon.
  • Sharp cheddar or American cheese.
  • Fried egg.
  • Sliced red onion.
  • Sliced Jalapeño.
  • Sliced tomato.

How do you make ground turkey moist?

2: Even if you start with moister meat, it’s still poultry, so you’ll need to add moisture to the mix. I opt for 1/4 cup of mayonnaise per 1-1/4 pounds of ground meat, but you can use plain yogurt, ricotta cheese or spreadable herbed cheese such as Aloutte, as well.

What spice goes well with ground turkey?

Ingredients
  • Nutmeg.
  • Thyme.
  • Garlic powder.
  • Sage.

Do you need to use oil when cooking ground turkey?

Cooking ground turkey is similar to hamburger, but because it contains less fat than ground round, it needs added moisture or fat from vegetables or oil.

Should I add an egg to my turkey burgers?

Turkey burgers tend to be drier so we added an egg to ours to help it hold together and give it added moisture. We also use 94 percent lean ground turkey and don’t recommend any higher than that or the burgers might not hold together.

How do you keep turkey burgers from falling apart?

Just like in a traditional meatloaf, you need something to hold the meat together. Try adding some dry breadcrumbs to the turkey mixture before you shape the patties. The crumbs will absorb the moisture and, together with the egg, will act like glue and help your burgers maintain their shape on the grill.

What kind of cheese is good on turkey burgers?

What cheese goes with turkey burgers? Because the cheese is stuffed in the burger, it melts best. Play around with different cheese options. Anything that melts would be great such as Swiss cheese, Fontina, Colby-Jack, Mozzarella, Havarti, etc.

Do you Season ground turkey before cooking?

Before you start cooking, be sure to season the ground turkey well with salt and pepper. Also consider including dried herbs and spices for additional flavor. If you’re cooking meatballs or meatloaf, pinch off some of the seasoned mixture and cook it in a skillet to taste.

How do I use baking soda to tenderize ground turkey?

① Dissolve baking soda in water (for every 12 ounces of meat, use 1 teaspoon of baking soda and ½ cup of water). ② Soak the meat in the solution for at least 15 minutes. ③ Remove and rinse. ④ Cook as desired, then bite into a seriously tender piece of meat.

Why are my turkey burgers dry?

You cannot judge that turkey burgers are cooked to a safe internal temperature by color—they can have no trace of pinkness in the center and still not be cooked through. And if you cook them too long, they will absolutely dry out—they simply don’t have enough fat to withstand overcooking.

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