Recipe: Turkey Burgers With Sun-Dried Tomato and Avocado Cream
Make burger night delicious with these avocado cream topped turkey burgers.
You won’t miss the bun with these moist and flavorful turkey burgers. A dollop of avocado cream is the perfect complement.
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For the burgers:
1 ¼ pounds ground dark turkey meat (look for 15% fat; if all you can find at the store is lean 7 to 10% fat ground turkey breast, add 2 teaspoons of olive oil to the burger mix)
12 large oil-packed, sulfite-free sundried tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil or parsley leaves
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
optional: 2 pinches red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
For the avocado cream:
1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
¼ cup organic mayonnaise
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 pinches sea salt
Serve the burgers, each with a quarter of the avocado cream on top.
Makes 4 servings.
Serving: 1 burger with ¼ of the avocado cream
Saturated fat 8g
From the book, Eat Fat, Get Thin, by Mark Hyman, MD