Spicy Maple Turkey Burgers with Maple Pickled Red Onion

By Austin Purinton | August 4, 2019 | Recipes

Maple Pickled Red Onions:

  • 1 large red onion, sliced thin
  • 1 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Spicy Maple Turkey Burger:
Makes 4 burgers

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground turkey
  • 2/3 cup shredded carrot
  • 2 Tablespoons yellow onion
  • 1/2 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons siracha
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Place onions in colander and pour 2 cups of boiling water over them. Let cool and place in quart jar. Heat remaining ingredients to a simmer and pour over onions. Let sit for one hour or up to several days.

Combine all ingredients for turkey burger in a medium bowl. Form 4 equal-sized patties. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook for 20 minutes turning once. Internal temperature should reach 165°. Place on grilled bun, add lettuce and pickled onions and any additional toppings of your choice. We like cilantro and avocado.

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