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Apple-Turkey Burgers with Cranberry-Apple Salsa
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Apple-Turkey Burgers with Cranberry-Apple Salsa

  • Servings: 4


Cranberry-Apple Salsa
2 tbsp Sugar
2 tbsp Cider Vinegar
2 tbsp Fresh Lemon Juice
3 ea Apples peeled, cored, and chopped (about 2 cups)
1 cp Whole Cranberry Sauce
1/2 cp Scallions finely chopped
1 ea Jalape├▒o Pepper stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped
2 tbsp Fresh Cilantro chopped, (optional)
Apple-Turkey Burgers
1 lb Ground Turkey
1 lg Apple grated
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black Pepper
1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon
ea Cooking Spray
4 ea Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns toasted, (2oz)


To prepare salsa, combine sugar, cider vinegar, and lemon juice in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.

Add half of the chopped apples stirring well; cover and reduce heat. Cook gently until apples are soft and mash with a potato masher until almost smooth.

Add cranberry sauce to apple mixture and let cool slightly. Add the remaining apples, scallions, jalapenos, and cilantro if desired.

Serve with Apple-Turkey Burgers. Refrigerate any remaining salsa for up to 3 days.

To prepare burgers, combine turkey, apple, salt, pepper, and cinnamon in a medium bowl.

Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a patty.

Lightly coat a large skillet or grill pan with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat.

Cook turkey burgers 6 to 8 minutes per side or until done. Serve on toasted buns with Cranberry-Apple Salsa.