Turkey Veggie Burgers

After eating this turkey veggie burger for dinner, Hubby instantly asked if I would make 100 more. This is coming from a guy who swore he’d never enjoy a turkey burger as much as a beef burger. They’re that good. The shredded veggies keep the burgers extra moist just like they do in muffins and quick breads.

We had some purple carrots from our CSA box, which resulted in a very colorful turkey veggie burger. I got six burgers from the recipe and we ate leftovers in our lunches for a couple days. Then a couple days later, Hubby made another batch for us.

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Turkey Veggie Burgers

Yield: Serves 6

Ingredients:

1 1/2 lb ground turkey
1-2 medium zucchini, grated
1-2 medium carrot, grated
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 tsp paprika
spash worcestshire sauce
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 large egg
1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
1 Tbsp olive oil

Directions:

Shred zucchini and carrots. Chop garlic.

Toss zucchini, carrots, garlic, seasonings, egg, bread crumbs, and turkey in a bowl. Shape mix into 6 patties.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook the patties (about 4-5 minutes per side) until no longer pink.

Serve on your favorite bread or bun, topped with lettuce, tomato, and homemade mayo.

Recipe adapted from Real Simple, June 2007, page 296

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7 Responses to “Steak Fajitas with Chimichurri and Drunken Peppers”

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    Keiara Wells — September 21, 2009 at 1:24 pm

    This sounds DIVINE! Around my house Mondays are known as ‘Mexican Monday’ and I already have some yummy burritos planned for tonight but I know what I’ll be serving next Monday! Thanks for sharing 🙂 xox

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    laurasrecipecollection — September 21, 2009 at 2:43 pm

    Those look delicious! We do fajitas a lot but we always do them EXACTLY the same. It’ll be nice to have a new and different recipe to try!

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    Julie — September 21, 2009 at 4:44 pm

    Yum…I was thinking of making fajitas tonight anyway…and I think I’ve got leftover chimichurri. It’s all coming together now…thanks!

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    nutmegnanny — September 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    Yum! I love my Food Network magazine too. I look forward to getting it and totally agree about the 2 month increments…it should be once a month. Now onto the recipe. It looks great:) I love fajitas but never have made them at home. I will have to give it a try.

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    Joelen — September 22, 2009 at 2:57 am

    The contrast of colors looks fantastic! I love the idea of chimichurri with fajitas!

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    stephchows — September 22, 2009 at 2:15 pm

    so beer is the secret! yum!! Sounds delicious 🙂

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    Colleen — September 23, 2009 at 3:52 pm

    We love fajitas in my house and the chimichurri sauce looks great!

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