Stuffed Turkey Burgers

Total Time:
15 min
5 min
10 min

4 servings

  • 1 1/4 pounds lean ground turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Divide turkey into 4 equal sized rounds. Make 2 equal sized patties out of each round so you have 8 patties total. Sprinkle 4 of the patties with 2 tablespoons red peppers and cheese, and top with remaining patties, working the turkey around the edges to seal burgers closed. Season with salt and a few grinds of pepper. Grill or broil until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.

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    One Word: Delicious! My daughter and I loved this burger! Read the reviews, grabbed some roasted red peppers in a jar (still delish then went to work. Just like everyone said, it was moist and juicy. I added some garlic powder along with the salt and pepper and mixed it all up. Put a lil bacon grease in the skillet and sauteed some baby portabella mushrooms and onions and added them to the top of mine and it was a tasty addition. Will definitely make this again and pass this recipe along!
    This recipe was so quick and easy to prepare. I used frozen turkey patties and added a bit of seasoning (salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder to the the stuffing (mozzarella, roasted peppers, and gouda. The burger was very moist, juicy and delicious. My husband loved it!
    I wanted to try something different for my husband birthday weekend. He's not use to trying different varieties of food but once he tried the Stuffed Turkey burger he loved it. It was very moist & flavorful the best turkey burger we ever had cause usually they be rather dry ;- thanks
    I always try to find alternative other than beef, and this one actually worked. The spices not overwhelmed the original taste of turkey, but it enhanced the texture a lot, not dry! As an added bonus, it is quite simple, compare to other recipe I found that scientifically try to improve the texture and preserve the original taste of turkey. I made my own roasted red pepper and followed this Ellie's recipe exactly the same. Everybody at home (who get use to eat hamburger, brisket, steak, meatloaf, ALL beef like it a lot!
    Hallelujah! A way to make ground turkey taste sensational, and my husband who is famously known for being a picky eater liked it! If you use dry herbs, make sure you use a third of what the recipe calls for. I heard that on Rachel Ray's show, and wish I would have known that a LONG time ago. Sorry - new chef in the making!
    I prepared these burgers for lunch and OMG were they good! I will be making these weekly, they are fantastic!!!
    I was surprised to find that these burgers were actually quite good! After my husband and I ate, we didn't feel loaded down and greasy like we do when we eat a normal hamburger. I will make these again!
    This recipe didn't have the most flavor. It is very healthy but I think some seasoning can really spice it up
    Why do "reviewers" rate recipes that they have changed from the original and give the recipe 5 stars? It's either awful/good/great as it stands; don't change it and then say how good it is!
    My husband and I have tried a variety of turkey burger recipes, but never feel fully satisfied with the end result. This recipe saves the reputation of turkery burgers. So moist and favorful!! I made it exactly per the directions/ingredients. I may experiment again with some of the other reviewers suggestions. But, in my opinion, this recipe is amazing, AS IS. I can't wait for tomorrow's lunch-leftovers. :)
    I love recipes like this. So incredibly simple, it make me go "why didn't I think of that?". And you can really play around with it and substitute just about anything in the middle of your burgers. Awesome!
    I made this for a quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised. I seasoned the meat with season salt, onion powder, garlic powder, and worcestershire sauce. I didn't have roasted red pepper, so I just added a plain red pepper and a little Trader Joe's red pepper sauce with eggplant and garlic. Sprinkle skim mozzarella cheese, put on wheat bun, delicious! I didn't even add any condiments or sauces. Very good. This will be a weekly meal.
    These were great, my whole family loved them. I "doctored" the turkey before forming burgers by adding chopped chives, 1 TBL of dijon mustard, freshly cracked pepper, salt, and 1/2 tsp of garlic powder. I left out the roasted red pepper from my children's burgers and used smoked mozarella instead of regular. This recipe will be added to the roster!
    This is really great - I make it all the time in the grill pan. I always use breast meat ground turkey and it is a hit with everyone I have served it to.
    This is a great. What I did was add to myground turkey (2) packs of onion soup. I have found that it takes lots of spice in ground turkey meat to give it that special taste. I also added some garlic. I wasn't sure about the broiling for (5) minutes. I broiled at 350 for (10) minutes. I also cooked it in the oven for another (10) minutes to make sure that my turkey was done. I can't wait to fix this meal for my cousins.
    I would like to have the recipe for the tomato and onion side dish.
    This was the most moist turkey burger I have ever tasted. I did add a little garlic powder and dried minced onion to the turkey meat before putting them together. We did make these with Giada's sweet potato fries and garlic mayonnaise and put some of the mayo on the buns. Perfect flavor! This is a definite keeper.
    My husband and daughter really love these. I make them with fat-free mozzarella, instead of skim, and the cheese melts just as nicely.
    I made these burgers tonight and they were delicious. I seasoned the turkey and added finely chopped onions before creating the patties. I added garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika along with the salt and pepper. The whole family enjoyed them and I will continue to use this recipe.
    I thought this recipe was great. I seasoned the turkey before I filled the burgers with the peppers and the mozzerella, so I had no problems with flavor. It was fantastic! I will definitely make these again!
    The way the reviews read, I would have thought these burgers were going to blow me away. I was kind of disappointed because they really didn't have much flavor. I must admit that they were quiet juicy, but that's the only positive comment that I can come with. My daughter thought that they were good so I won't toss this recipe in my "Never gonna make again" pile. Next time I'll try seasoning the meat, instead of just seasoning the tops of the burgers. And I will also try the other suggested fillings.
    My husband & I don't eat very much ground turkey---he especially loves beef. But, this is such an easy recipe and it's packed with flavor! I once used a jar of roasted red bell peppers in garlic and it added even more taste. We both love it!!!
    These barely take any time at all from start to finish, which makes them good for a weeknight meal. The only thing I added was a little ketchup on top. The burgers were really good and I'd make them again. No problems with dryness or under-seasoning at all.
    We loved these but I did not stuff the burger. I mixed in the pepper and topped it with mozzarella and some roasted garlic mayo.
    these were juicy and easy to make. Like some of the reviews below, I would agree that you need to add some flavor. I added garlic powder on 1 of them, and it was better than the ones without garlic powder. I'll try this recipe with many variations. It really was delicious. I made it with sweet potato fries!
    My husband and I both thoroughly enjoyed this recipe (we were fighting over the leftovers). The only thing I did differently was I mixed the stuffing in with the ground turkey and made patties out of that (rather than putting the mixture in the middle of 2 patties). Delicious.
    These are so tasty and easy. They have so much flavor, you don't need to add condiments.
    Ok so I added flavor to the recipe as well. I haven't liked turkey burgers in the past because they weren't flavorful. I combined most of the seasoning suggestions(italian seasoning, dried onions, garlic powder, sprinkle of paprika and some italian breadcrumbs). I did one burger with sharp cheddar cheese & the other with feta cheese. I liked mine the best.Hubby liked his and said for a turkey burger it wasn't bad. Picky daughter ate her's cut up & liked it. It's a keeper!!
    We substituted Feta for Mozzarella and they turned out great.
    I saw this recipe today and went straight to the grocery store after work. I used Italian seasoned Turkey Meat so the meat would have an interesting flavor to it; I also prepared mine on the grill for that charcol taste. I had to roast my own red peppers, I couldn't find them in the store. I sprinkled some Adobe seasoning, black pepper, garlic powder with parsely, sea salt and this great seasoning, Nature's was great. Oh and I used fresh mozzarella. D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S!
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