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Fantastic! I very rarely review recipes (in fact, this might be my first), but I have to give this recipe huge credit for having a high reality:expectation ratio. I honestly wasn't expecting much from a turkey burger, despite the raving reviews, so I had pretty low expectations going into this. I was expecting a pretty bland burger that dried out easily on the grill. To my surprise, these ended up being very flavorful and about the most moist burgers I've had in a long time. The turkey I ended up with was likely a blend of dark and white meat, so pure ground breast may be more dry. For comparison, I usually use 85/15 beef, mixed with 1 egg/pound, and seasoned appropriately. That said, I made these very close to the recipe, except that I substituted crushed Club crackers in place of the cheese (on the recommendation of another person that felt the cheese made them too soft for grilling); the substitution worked out great, but these would have been even better with the cheese included. I also grilled them over low / medium-low heat for about 10-12 min, flipping at the half way mark. For the record, they held up as well as beef. Where the turkey was cheaper, maybe a tad more healthy, and just as juicy as 85/15 beef, I may be doing these going forward in place of beef burgers. That's says a lot, coming from a red meat fan who doesn't usually care for poultry!

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Mike P. June 18, 2015

Excellent! I tried in a pinch because I was lacking an ingredient for my usual Turkey burger recipe. I looked all through my other cookbooks and other internet recipes and finally settled on this! Will definitely do again. Easy also.

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Jeremy P. January 03, 2015

These were amazingly good. Even my suspicious husband thought they were delish. I used a whole 20.8 package of turkey breast, added 1 teaspoon of olive oil to the mixture and sprayed the patties with olive oil spray in addition to spraying the pan. Other than that, I followed the recipe. I should have started them on medium-low as they started to burn a little bit. They taste just as satisfying as a real burger. When I find ground turkey breast on sale, I am going to make up a bunch of these and freeze them. Thanks so much for sharing a really good recipe.

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msjenjenp February 04, 2012

OH MY GOD-- this was the best turkey burger ever! Next time I'll add in some cayenne too and try with other ground meats. Super good, highly flavorful.

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Lulapucci May 23, 2006

Amazing turkey recipe! super moist and delicious. will be making again.

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kelly.nguyen1128 September 18, 2016

This was everything I like in an everyday recipe: common ingredients, simple to make and delicious results. I didn't have enough cheese to both top the patties and put in the mix. Knowing the family would be more satisfied with SEEing the cheese, I omitted the cheese during the flavoring stage. I cooked the patties on a Foreman grill and they were delicious!

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RedFarmGirl July 16, 2016

On our journey to quit red meat this was our savior. I made this exactly as is and it was a hit with my family. I also play with the recipe. I juggle with the onions and cheese. I never change the other ingredients but I will add a seasoning for a more spicy burger. Just a wonderful burger.

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jaebolden May 18, 2016

My new go to Turkey Burger recipe! What a delicious meld of flavor! I didn't have Monterrey Jack so I used sharp cheddar and it was super tasty. The whole family loves this recipe!

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ArleneWhit January 29, 2016

So delicious! Everybody absolutely raves about these. I eliminate the cheese and add bread crumbs because otherwise they are a bit too soft for grilling. I've used onion when I don't have scallions and they are equally good. I also freeze the patties for a little while before cooking so that they are easier to handle. You really can't go wrong with these--great as sliders too--serve on little potato rolls--yum!!

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HillaryL July 26, 2013

I haven't eaten a turkey burger in a very long time, but decided we need to cut back on fat and calories. After making these tonight, I may never eat a beef burger again! These were delicious! They were moist and so full of flavor! Thank you for posting this great recipe!

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MailbagMary July 02, 2013
Turkey Burgers