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 165ยฐ. Place on grilled bun, add lettuce and pickled onions and any additional toppings of your choice. We like cilantro and avocado.