Wow, this was one of the best turkey burgers I have tasted! I used 7% fat ground turkey, Panko breadcrumbs, 4 tsp. dried parsley flakes, about 1/2 tsp. salt and several cranks of fresh ground pepper. The patties were VERY soft, as one reviwer said (probably because of the applesauce), but they still stayed together, so I rolled with it. ;) Plus, the applesauce really helped them to be so moist and flavorful. Five minutes per side was perfect for me, on my stovetop grill pan. I put these on Hamburger Buns, and served them with Grilled Zucchini. Thanks for a keeper!
Wow I realized you posted the recipe nine years ago. The store was out of chicken burgers so I bought ground chicken instead. Looked on the Food website at probably 50 recipes and yours stood out. Made at written and cooked them on the grill. The outside was a little crispy and the inside was nice and juicy. Perfect! So healthy and had great flavor. Put lettuce tomato and BBQ sauce on them. I am never buying chicken burgers again, I will make my own!
excellent recipe we really enjoyed these I am going to use less bread crumbs next time , but just because i am on a low carb thing
I have been craving turkey burgers, so last weekend I decided to sample a couple new recipes. This was good and very healthy! I like the incorporation of applesauce.
Um......YUM!! I was a little confused at first because of the ingrediants but it did sound different and that is what I was going for. We grilled them and didn't even use a bun and my hubby and I were dumbfounded on how great these are! We are making them again tonight and will be making these a lot in the future. Thanks so much for sharing this with us.
I had never made a meatball before in my life and these turkey balls were the first. I broiled them until there was a small about of almost pre-burned marks on top of the ball. Turned them once and then simmered in gravy, (red sauce) for 12 minutes. I substituted dry onion flakes and Bragg's Liquid Aminos (real soy sauce with much less sodium) and added pressed garlic. I also used some of the mix to pan saute and make crumbles to have for another meal. I think the sugars from the applesauce give a nicer browning on the meat. NOt to mention the added moisture that ground turkey white meat needs.
I made these for dinner tonight -- really yummy. I used a tablespoon of fresh thyme instead of the parsley and only had Italian breadcrumbs. The applesauce and chicken together is sooo good. Made them on the George Foreman and they held together great. Enjoy!
Very good, I had to leave out the applesauce, had none in. They were very tasty, I did add a garlic clove and used ground dark chicken meat. I had no trouble grilling them, they stayed together well and I will make them again. Thanks for posting.
I just made this recipe for dinner tonight and all 4 of my kids (6 and under, mind you) LOVED it! My husband said they were the tastiest turkey burgers ever. I had no onions so I substituted about half an Fantastic brand onion/musroom soup & dip packet and I eliminated the salt. Yummy!!!! Thanks for the recipe!