Thursday, August 16, 2012

turkey-cheddar burgers... 20 minutes

the goods:

1 medium sweet onion, such as Vidalia, diced small
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 pounds ground dark turkey meat
3 tablespoons plain dried breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons grainy mustard
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
8 slices sharp cheddar cheese
8 hamburger buns
toppings, such as mayonnaise, mustard, tomato, and lettuce

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add onion and saute until translucent, 6 to 7 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Transfer to a medium bowl and add turkey, breadcrumbs, mustard, and parsley. Gently mix until combined and form into 8 thin patties.
Heat a grill pan to medium-high. Lightly spray pan with oil. Season patties with salt and pepper, then grill until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side; during last minute of cooking, top each burger with cheese and tent skillet with foil. Serve burgers on buns with desired toppings.

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