Turkey Burgers with Bacon, Cheddar, Mushroom and Onion Topping

By Recipe and photo kindly provided by Ontario Turkey



1/4 c onion, finely chopped

2 Cloves garlic, minced

1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

6 slices TURKEY BACON, crisply cooked and crumbled

1 c shredded Cheddar cheese

1/2 c thinly sliced button mushrooms, well cleaned

2 green onions, finely chopped (including green tops)

1/4 c light mayonnaise

6 hamburger buns, lightly toasted

Tortilla chips As needed



Preheat grill or broiler for medium, direct heat.

In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, onion, garlic and pepper. Mix gently, but well. Shape into 6 patties.

Bacon and Cheese Topping

In a small bowl, combine bacon, cheese, mushrooms, green onion and mayonnaise. Mix well.

Grilling Burgers

Grill or broil burgers 4 to 6 inches from heat for 10 - 12 minutes, turning once. Cook until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

During the last several minutes of cooking, spoon 1/4 cup cheese topping on top each burger. Continue cooking until cheese is melted.

Serve on toasted hamburger buns. Serve with tortilla chips.