Stuffed Turkey Burger

By Executive Chef Ben Zwicker



3 oz frozen unsalted butter

3 oz Parmesan cheese

2 tsp ground cumin

4 oz cooked and well-drained spinach

4 oz goat cheese

Olive oil As needed

Salt and freshly ground black pepper To Taste

4 Brioche buns, toasted

Caramelized onions As needed

French fries As needed



Place ground turkey in a large mixing bowl. Coarsely grate frozen butter and Parmesan into bowl. Sprinkle mixture with cumin.

Working quickly, gently incorporate all ingredients together. Portion mixture into 4 balls. Cover and set aside.

Puree well-drained spinach with goat cheese, salt and pepper.

Make a depression in each turkey patty and fill each with about 2 ounces spinach mixture. Encase spinach mixture with turkey, forming a ball. Gently shape each into a turkey patty. Cover and hold for service in the refrigerator.

Per Order: Heat olive oil in a heavy oven-proof skillet and place turkey burger in hot pan. Cook in a preheated 400 degree F oven for about 8 minutes per side or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

Place each turkey burger on brioche bun. Top with caramelized onions.

Serve with French fries.