Dining & Wine

Make These BC Blueberry Turkey Burgers For Father’s Day

June 1, 2021

1 lb (450 g) Lean ground turkey
¾ cup (115 g) Frozen BC Blueberries, roughly chopped
¼ cup (30 g) Green onion, chopped
1 Large egg
1 tbsp (15 ml) Whole grain mustard
1 tbsp (15 ml) Fresh parsley, chopped or 2 tsp dry
2 tsp (10 ml) Fresh thyme, chopped or 1 tsp dry
1 tsp (5 ml) Garlic, finely minced or dry
1 tsp (5 ml) Paprika, mild or hot
1 tsp (5 ml) Salt
½ tsp (2.5 ml) Black pepper
3 tbsp (45 ml) Breadcrumbs or ground flax seeds (if needed)
2 tsp (10 ml) Vegetable oil
3 tbsp (45 ml) Barbecue sauce (substitute homemade BC Blueberry BBQ Sauce for an extra blueberry kick)
4 Whole grain burger buns

Pre-heat a heavy bottom pan or barbecue to 350 F/175 C.In a bowl, mix all the burger ingredients and form four ¾-inch-thick patties. If mixture appears too wet, add breadcrumbs or flax. Keep refrigerated until ready to cook.Grease the grill with an oiled paper towel or heat the oil in the pan.Place patties on the pre-heated grill plate, BBQ, or in a pan, and sear on medium-high heat, cooking for approximately 5-7 minutes until browned. Carefully flip over, reduce the heat to medium-low and finish cooking for another 5-7 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165 F/75 C.Brush with barbecue sauce and serve on buns with condiments as desired.



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