I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Apple Turkey Burgers with Mango Salsa

Definitely a different twist to a turkey burger. Very, very good.  I really like the mango salsa on it.

(serves 6)

*1/8 cup green onions, sliced thin
*1/4 cup celery, chopped fine
*1 granny smith apples, peeled & diced small
*1 pound ground turkey
*1 tablespoon olive oil
*2 teaspoons sea salt
*1 teaspoon black pepper
*1 teaspoon chipotle tabasco pepper sauce
*1/2 lemon, freshly squeezed
*1/2 lemon, grated zest
*1 tablespoon dried parsley

Burger Directions:
~Sauté the green onions, celery, and apples in the canola oil until tender.
~Set aside and let cool.
~In a large bowl, add turkey & cooled sautéed ingredients.
~Gently mix.
~Form into 6 patties.
~Place covered in refrigerator for 2 hours.
~Place on a lightly oiled stove top grill or skillet.
~Cook about 7 minutes on each side, making sure meat is completely done.
~Place a slice of cheese on burger if desired.
~Let Burgers set for 5 minutes.
~Place Burger on bottom side of a toasted bun.
~Scoop desired amount of mango salsa over burger.
~Put top of toasted bun over salsa.

Salsa Ingredients:
*1 mango, peeled, seeded and chopped
*1 green onion, chopped
*1/4 cup red pepper, finely chopped
*2 teaspoon dried cilantro
*1 teaspoon sea salt
*2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
*1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

Salsa Directions:
~Mix all ingredients in a small bowl.
~Set sit covered in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

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