Mediterranean turkey burger

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

Makes

4 Servings

Mediterranean turkey burger

Mediterranean turkey burger recipe
Photo by Roberto Caruso

Topped with fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil, this quick dinner pairs well with a glass of aromatic bubbly.


Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives , pitted and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 450 g ground turkey
  • 4 hamburger buns , toasted
  • 125 g fresh mozzarella , cut into 4 slices
  • 1 beefsteak tomato , sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  • PREHEAT barbecue to medium.
  • BEAT egg in a bowl. stir in olives, bread crumbs, seasoning and salt. Mix in turkey. Shape into 4 burgers, each 1/2-in. thick.
  • OIL grill. Barbecue burgers, with lid closed, until cooked through, about 5 min per side. Serve on buns, topped with cheese, tomatoes and basil.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 476,
  • Protein
  • 32 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 36 g,
  • Fat
  • 23 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 928 mg.
Wine Pairings

Herb and olive turkey burger. Pair it with: Some aromatic bubbles.
This superb-value sparkler is a vibrant mix of three aromatic grape varietals: riesling, muscat and vidal. These complex flavours are easy to enjoy, making this prosecco-like wine just the thing to sip with herb-seasoned burgers.
Our pick: Hinterland Wine Company Whitecap, Ontario, $22.