Thanksgiving Comes Early Turkey Burgers

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Reach for our Chardonnay when you’re in the mood for a rich and creamy wine that delights with the fruity flair of pear, apple, and peach.

I love everything about Thanksgiving and was thinking what if I could combine some of those flavors in a burger?

I came up with this delicious turkey burger and was very thankful because it is just delicious.


Burger part:

1 1/2 pounds ground turkey

1/2 cup herb seasoned stuffing mix, crushed

1/3 cup onion, chopped fine

2 tablespoons condensed milk

1/2 teaspoon dried sage

1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Sweet potato crisps part:

enough oil to come up 1 inch in a fry pan

24 waffle cut sweet potato slices, thawed

1 teaspoon salt

Cranberry sauce part:

16 ounce can jellied cranberry sauce

1 teaspoon orange zest

1 cup chili sauce

3 tablespoons brown sugar


6 Potato rolls


Cranberry sauce

24 sweet potato crisps

6 slices of onion

12 loose leaf red lettuce leaves


In a large bowl combine all the burger ingredients.

Form 6 patties.

Pre heat grill to high.

Next make the sweet potato waffle fries.

Heat the oil in a flame proof pan.

Fry the sweet potato slices until they are browned on each side.

Drain on paper towels, season with salt, and set aside.

Next make the cranberry sauce by combining all sauce ingredient in a flame proof sauce pan, and bring to a simmer, simmer until the cranberry sauce is liquid.

Slice the rolls in half length wise.

The grill should be on med high now.

Grill the burgers to an internal temp of 180°

The last 5 minutes of cooking, toast the buns on the cut sides.

Put a burger on a bun, top with desired amount of cranberry sauce, 4 sweet potato crisps, slice of onion, and 2 leaves of lettuce.