Swiss Stuffed Turkey Burgers with Cranberry Mayo

Turkey is not just a tasty centerpiece for holiday feasts; it also boasts an array of health benefits. Packed with essential nutrients, turkey promotes overall well-being and supports various bodily functions. Its versatility in cooking adds to its appeal, making it an excellent choice for a range of dishes, including the ever-popular turkey burgers.

Turkey is a lean source of protein, essential for muscle development and repair. Protein also helps in regulating blood sugar levels and promoting satiety, making it an ideal food for weight management. Moreover, turkey contains important vitamins and minerals like B vitamins, selenium, and zinc. B vitamins aid in energy production, while selenium and zinc contribute to a healthy immune system and promote optimal cell function.

When it comes to turkey burgers, they offer a nutritious alternative to traditional beef burgers. Ground turkey is leaner than ground beef, resulting in lower saturated fat content. This reduction in fat makes turkey burgers heart-healthy and beneficial for maintaining cholesterol levels. They are also a great source of iron, which supports red blood cell production and oxgen transportation.

Turkey burgers allow for customization with a variety of herbs, spices, and ingredients. You can enhance their taste and nutritional profile by adding herbs like thyme, rosemary, or oregano, and incorporating vegetables like onions or bell peppers for added fiber and vitamins.

Thanks to the Turkey Farmers of NS  for their dedication and support.

Swiss Stuffed Turkey Burgers with Cranberry Mayo recipes


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Swiss Stuffed Turkey Burgers with Cranberry Mayo recipes

Swiss Stuffed Turkey Burgers

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


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4 brioche buns, or buns of choice

4 tbsp garlic butter

1 lb ground turkey

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

12 tsp Bad Ass Burger Booster, or burger seasoning of choice

4 Swiss Cheese slices

1/4 cup flour

olive oil

2/3 cup Mayonnaise

3 tbsp Cranberry chutney

2 leaves Bib or Romain lettuce

1 avocado, sliced

1 apple sliced in rounds


  1. Split the buns and spread with the garlic butter, grill until toasty. Set aside.
  2. Season the turkey with the salt, pepper and the burger booster, form into four patties.
  3. Fold each swiss cheese slice into 4 place 1 in the center of each patty, form the burger around the cheese and flatten into an evenly shaped round.
  4. Dredge the burgers in flour and shake off the access.
  5. Lightly drizzle the burger patties with olive oil and grill until no longer pink.
  6. While the burgers are cooking combine the cranberry chutney and the mayonnaise, mix well.
  7. Spread the cranberry mayo on the bottom half of each bun, add a lettuce leaf, avocado slices and top with the burger patty. Finish with a slice of apple and top with the remaining buns.
  • Category: entrees, turkey, recipes