Brian’s Turkey Burgers w/Cranberry & Horseradish Sauce

Serves 4 to 6turkey burger with cranberry sauce
Prep time: 10 minutes; cooking time: 10- to-15 minutes

  • 2 lbs.  ground dark turkey meat
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 Tbsps. butter
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2 sage leaves, chopped
  • 2 Tbsps. parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsps. thyme
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsps. -to- ¼ cup cornbread, crumbled
  • Cranberry & Horseradish Sauce
  • Challah or your favorite buns


  1. In large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat; add onion, celery; add Salt & Pepper; cook until softened (about 5 minutes); remove from heat; cool.
  2. In large bowl, add cooled onions, celery, turkey, sage, parsley, thyme, Salt & Pepper, egg; use hands to combine ingredients; add cornbread (just enough to bind together mixture, so it’s slightly sticky, not soupy).
  3. Use hands to form burgers (about 1/3 lb. per burger).
  4. Cook burgers on preheated 350° grill (4-to-5 minutes per side or until done; make sure grill lid is closed while cooking).
  5. Serve on buns w/Cranberry & Horseradish Sauce.

*Note: If you don’t want to grill the burgers, you can cook them on the stove, covered, over medium-high heat in a pan coated with oil.


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