Curried Turkey Burgers

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Total Time
45mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
15 mins

These burgers and the accompanying sauce both have incredible flavor, and this recipe happens to be one of my husband's favorites. I always pan-fry them, though, and have never tried cooking them on the grill because they are pretty wet. I also usually make the patties earlier in the day, put them on a parchment-lined baking sheet, cover and refrigerate until ready to cook, and this helps them stay together. -adapted from Bon Appetit

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Shake mustard seeds in medium skillet over medium/low heat until seeds begin to pop, about 2 minutes.
  2. Transfer seeds to a large bowl and mix in applesauce, 1 tablespoon yogurt, 2 tablespoons chutney, 2 teaspoons curry powder, salt and cayenne.
  3. Mix in turkey, 4 tablespoons onion tops and 4 tablespoons mint.
  4. Shape into four 3/4-inch-thick patties (I usually shape into five).
  5. In small bowl, mix apple, 3/4 cup yogurt, 3 tablespoons chutney, 3/4 teaspoon curry powder, 3 tablespoons onion tops and 3 tablespoons mint.
  6. Set aside.
  7. Prepare barbeque (medium heat), or preheat large skillet.
  8. Spray burgers with nonstick spray and cook about 5 minutes per side, until cooked through.
  9. Cut 1 end off each pita; fill with a burger, some lettuce and some of the yogurt mixture.