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19Ingredients
270Calories
25Minutes

Make your own tasty turkey burgers at home with this recipe for Peru Burgers. Made with lean turkey meat, these burgers are full of protein and low in calories. Served in a toasted pita with a homemade dijon mustard and mayonnaise celery sauce along with your favorite burger toppings, these Peruvian inspired burgers are juicy and full of delicious flavor. This recipe makes 4 regular sized burgers. Get creative, try making mini Peru Burger sliders!

Ingredients

  • 4 servings:
  • 2 celery sticks (small)
  • salt (to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons mustard (L'ancienne, or similar)
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 250 grams turkey meat (minced)
  • 3 scallions (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons chives (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons red peppers (frozen chopped)
  • 2 mint leaves
  • 1/2 malagueta pepper
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (pink, to taste)
  • olive oil (flavored, to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 pita breads
  • 4 leaves lettuce (chopped)

Directions

  1. Celery Sauce Preparation:
  2. In a small bowl, add all the ingredients, and stir until creamy, as pictured.
  3. Burger Preparation:
  4. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients well.
  5. Shape 4 burger patties with the mixture.
  6. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in skillet, and cook the burgers for 5 minutes on each side.
  7. While the patties are cooking, toast the pita bread slightly, then cut open with a knife.
  8. Place the cooked turkey burgers in the bread, add the lettuce, and the celery sauce on top.
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NutritionView more

270Calories
Sodium33%DV790mg
Fat17%DV11g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs13%DV39g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories270Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat11g17%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol0mg0%
Sodium790mg33%
Potassium310mg9%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate39g13%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Savannah S. 11 Jul 2015
Extra thick burgers with a juiciness unlike any other recipe I have tried. I will be using this for all our outdoor cookouts with family and friends.