with cheddar, caramelized onion, and sweet potato cottage fries
Prep & Cook Time:40-50 min.
Cook Within:5 days
Spice Level:Not Spicy
A note about serious food allergies
Turkey burgers are nothing new these days, but we're willing to bet you haven't had one quite like ours. Usually, turkey burger simply means “flavorless burger,” but we give this lean patty a serious umami infusion with miso paste, and a tangy, creamy texture thanks to fresh ricotta cheese. Top it off with caramelized red onions and a soft pretzel bun, and you've got a burger that's leaner, meaner, and tastier than all the others.
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You Will Need
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
Roast the Sweet Potato Cottage Fries
Cut sweet potato into ¼" rounds.
Place rounds in a single layer on one prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with 2 tsp. olive oil and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Roast in hot oven, 15 minutes.
Carefully, flip rounds and roast again until tender, 8-10 minutes.
While sweet potato roasts, prepare onion.
Prepare the Onion
Halve and peel onion. Slice halves into thin strips.
Form the Burgers
Combine turkey, ricotta, panko, miso, Worcestershire sauce, and ¼ tsp. pepper in a mixing bowl.
Form mixture into two patties, about 4" in diameter. If mixture is too moist to hold together, use plastic wrap to shape patties. Make a small ½" indentation in middle of patty to keep burger flat during cooking.
Cook the Burgers
Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and patties to hot pan and sear until brown, 2-3 minutes per side.
Transfer burgers to second prepared baking sheet and roast in hot oven until burgers reach a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 10-12 minutes.
Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.
While burgers roast, caramelize onions.
Caramelize Onion and Toast Buns
Return pan used to sear burgers to medium-low heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil, onion, and a pinch of salt to hot pan. Stir occasionally until onion is lightly caramelized, 15-20 minutes.
While onion caramelizes, place buns directly on oven rack and toast in hot oven until golden brown, 2-3 minutes.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, spreading BBQ sauce on bottom bun and topping with burger, cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, and top bun. Bon appétit!