White House Turkey Burger

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Description

Chef Spike Mendelsohn

 

Restaurant: The Good Stuff

Washington, DC

Ingredients

Avocados: 3
Lemons, Juiced: 2
Chopped Red Onion: 2 Tablespoons
Jalapeno Pepper, Minced: 1
Ripped Cilantro: 1 Cup
Kosher Salt: To Taste
Olive Oil: 1 Tablespoon
Diced Red Onions: 1 Cup
Diced Apples: 1 Cup
Diced Celery: 1 Cup
Mango Salsa: 1 Tablespoon
Cayenne Pepper: Dash
Kosher Salt And Freshly Ground Pepper: To Taste
Chopped Fresh Parsley: 1/3 Cup
GROUND TURKEY: 2 Pounds
Lemons, Zested And Juiced: 2
Neutral Cooking Oil: As Needed
Slices Munster Cheese: 8
Multi-Grain Buns: 8
Lettuce Leaves And Tomato Slices: As Needed

Directions

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SPIKE'S GUACAMOLE: Peel and pit avocados. Crush avocado and stir in lemon juice, onions and cilantro.
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Add minced jalapeno.
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Lightly add salt to taste.
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Cover tightly and hold for service.
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TURKEY BURGERS: Heat olive oil over medium heat.
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Add onions, "sweat" onions for about 45 seconds, turning with wooden spoon so onions do not burn.
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Add apples, celery and mango salsa.
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Sprinkle with cayenne, salt and pepper.
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Keep stirring while everything binds. S
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crape the pan and toss in chopped parsley at the last minute, then set aside to cool.
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When ingredients are cool, combine with ground turkey.
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Squeeze in lemon juice while combining and add lemon zest.
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Mix ingredients together well, so fruit and onions are well distributed throughout the ground turkey. Make 8 burgers. Refrigerate until ready to cook.
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TO COOK BURGERS: In a deep skillet, heat a small amount of neutral cooking oil on medium heat, almost to the smoking point.
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Cook for 3-4 minutes and flip.
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Cook an additional 3 minutes on the other side or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
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In the last 30 seconds of cooking, place cheese slices on burgers and cover pan so cheese melts.
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ASSEMBLBY: Serve on toasted buns with lettuce leaves and tomato slices.
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Top with Spike's Guacamole.