Cheesy Bacon Turkey Burger

Cheesy Turkey Burger

Still hanging on to the “burger weather” and ground turkey was on sale.  I almost followed the inspiration recipe but doubled in the wrong portion – still good and will definitely try again. Inspiration recipe: Bacon Cheese Inside Out Turkey Burger from GreenLiteBites

Cheesy Turkey Burger

16oz ground turkey (90% fat free) – 1c shredded zucchini – 1/4c chopped cooked bacon – 2 eggs – 1Tbsp Worchestershire sauce – freshly ground black pepper. Mix together. * I doubled the ingredients because there was double the ground turkey but two jumbo eggs was too much – I would keep the rest of the ingredients the same measurement.

 

Cheesy Turkey Burger

 

 

Mini Babybel – cut each Babybel crosswise for Inside the individual hamburgers

 

Cheesy Turkey Burger

 

The meat was very moist – made small patties and put one of the split Babybel inside then topped with another small patty.

 

 

Cheesy Turkey Burger

 

Heated the stove-top griddle to a medium high heat and slid the burgers onto the griddle (they were very soft) – cooked for 7 minutes on each side.  The egg seeped out a bit when cooking.

 

 

Cheesy Turkey Burger

Served in toasted pita halves with a touch of BBQ sauce.  No lettuce, tomatoes, or onions this time  because my Heart is still dealing with digestive issues from his recent surgery.  The edges of the burgers were a little “eggy” but the burgers themselves were delicious – nice and moist with little bits of crunch from the bacon and good flavor…

 

Cheesy Turkey Burger

and the cheese in the center was perfect.  Will definitely make this recipe again but will just use one egg.

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