Juicy Apple Cheddar Turkey Burgers with Spicy Chipotle Yogurt Sauce











Dive into a mouth-watering fusion of flavors with our Apple Cheddar Turkey Burgers, perfectly paired with a zesty Chipotle Yogurt Sauce. A delightful blend of sweet, savory, and a touch of spice, this dish promises a taste adventure. Ideal for a cozy family dinner or an impressive weekend BBQ!


Step 1: Patty Preparation

Let's start crafting our delicious Turkey Burgers! In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 lb of ground turkey, 1 diced apple, 1/4 cup finely chopped onion, 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese, and season with salt and pepper to your liking. Mixing these ingredients will bring a delightful harmony of flavors, where the sweetness of the apple complements the savory turkey and the sharpness of the cheddar cheese adds a lovely depth. Once mixed, gently shape the mixture into 4 to 6 evenly sized patties, ensuring they are compact enough to hold together during cooking.
Pro Tip: Chill the patties for 10-15 minutes before grilling to keep their shape.

Step 2: Grilling the Patties

Now, onto cooking these beauties! Heat your grill or frying pan over medium heat. Once it's ready, place your patties on the grill or in the pan. Grill each side for about 2 minutes or until the juices run clear. The goal here is to achieve a nice, golden brown crust on the outside while making sure the inside is thoroughly cooked but still juicy. The aroma of these cooking burgers will surely entice anyone nearby!
Pro Tip: Don't press down on the patties while grilling to retain their juices.

Step 3: Preparing Chipotle Yogurt Sauce

While the burgers are cooking, let's whip up the Chipotle Yogurt Sauce. In a small bowl, mix 1 cup of plain yogurt with 2 tablespoons of chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce. Adjust the quantity of chipotle to suit your taste for spiciness. This sauce is the crown jewel of our dish, adding a creamy, spicy kick that perfectly complements the sweet and savory notes of the turkey burgers. Give it a good stir until the sauce is smooth.
Pro Tip: For an extra smooth sauce, use a blender or food processor.

Step 4: Serving

It's showtime! Place your freshly grilled turkey burger patties on your favorite type of bun or lettuce wrap for a low-carb option. Add a generous dollop of the Chipotle Yogurt Sauce on top of each patty. The combination of the juicy, flavorful patty with the spicy, creamy sauce is a match made in heaven. You can also add additional toppings like lettuce, tomato, or onion rings for an extra layer of texture and taste. Now, take a big bite and enjoy the explosion of flavors!
Pro Tip: Serve with sweet potato fries for a perfect meal combo.