Juicy Turkey Burgers

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READY IN: 48mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Cook's Country; ricotta cheese can burn easily, so keep a close watch on the burgers as they cook.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the ground turkey, cheese, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and mustard in a bowl until blended.
  2. Divide the meat into 4 portions.
  3. Lightly toss one portion from hand to hand to form a ball, then lightly flatten the ball with your fingertips into a 1-inch patty.
  4. Repeat with the remaining portions.
  5. Heat the oil in a large heavy skillet (preferably cast iron or stainless steel with an aluminum core).
  6. over medium heat until very hot.
  7. Swirl the oil in the pan to coat the bottom.
  8. Add the burgers and cook over medium heat without moving them until the bottom of each is dark brown and crusted, 3-4 minutes.
  9. Turn the burgers over, continue to cook until the bottom is light brown but not yet crusted, 3-4 minutes.
  10. Decrease heat to low; position the cover slightly ajar on the pan and allow steam to escape, and continue to cook for 8-10 minutes longer, flipping once if necessary to promote deep browning, or until the center is completely opaque yet still juicy or an instant read thermometer reads 160°.
  11. Remove from the pan and serve immediately.

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