Recipe courtesy of Sonya Georgen

Turkey Burgers with Prosciutto and Melon

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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2 pounds ground turkey

2 tablespoons grated onion

2 cloves minced garlic

4 tablespoons chopped basil leaves, divided

1 teaspoon seasoned salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

2 tablespoons olive oil

6 slices prosciutto

1/2 cup mayonnaise

2 teaspoons lemon juice

6 slices smoked provolone

6 ciabatta rolls

6 slices cantaloupe 


  1. Preheat grill pan on stovetop to medium-high heat.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, grated onion, garlic, 2 tablespoons basil, seasoned salt and pepper. Form mixture into 6 patties. Set aside.
  3. Brush grill pan with olive oil.
  4. Place patties on grill pan. Cook on each side for 5 to 6 minutes or until cooked thoroughly.
  5. While burgers are cooking, preheat a large nonstick skillet on the stovetop. Place prosciutto slices in skillet and cook until crispy. Set aside.
  6. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon juice and remaining 2 tablespoons basil. Set aside.
  7. When the turkey burgers are cooked, top with provolone and heat until melted. Remove burgers from grill pan and place on a tray. Cover with foil tent to keep burgers warm.
  8. Place split ciabatta rolls cut side down on grill pan to toast. When golden brown, remove rolls from grill pan and spread mayonnaise on top halves of rolls.
  9. Cut cantaloupe slices to fit on roll and place on bottom halves of rolls. Top with burgers, and prosciutto and cover with tops of rolls. Serve immediately.
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