The last time I went to Costo I bought a crapton of ground turkey.
Apparently I thought there was going to be a turkey shortage or something.
Needless to say, we were tired of turkey. Turkey Tired I Say!
That's OK though. It forced me to get creative.
I threw that plain old ground turkey in a bowl and added some new friends. Mint. Green Onion. Cilantro. Jalepeno. Ginger. Sesame Oil. Soy Sauce. Garlic. And one old friend - ripped up bread to hold those patties together.
The end result was a new and tasty turkey creation!
We enjoyed these over wild rice, topped with Sriracha and sliced avocado, but they'd be good on a bun too!
Recipe as follows....enjoy friends!
1/2 lb. ground turkey (I'm usually cooking for 2 1/2, so a half a package works for us, if you have a bigger family you can double this recipe up, or make extra patties to freeze)
1/4 cup chopped mint
4 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 tsp. diced jalepeno
1 1/2 tbsp. fresh ginger, minced or squished in a garlic press
1 tbsp. sesame oil
1/4 cup soy sauce (I use low sodium, always)
1 piece of sandwich bread ripped up into small pieces
1 clove of garlic, minced
1/2 sliced California avocado
Put all of the ingredients into a bowl and mash together with your clean hands.
Form patties, the recipe above will yield 2 big patties or 2 regular sized patties plus one small kid sized patty. The patties will be very wet. I usually make a ball with the meet then toss it down onto a piece of parchment paper to flatten out, then do patty formation.
Cook in a frying pan (or a grill pan) at a medium heat until cooked through. A good tip is to wait to flip until you see that the sides are starting to show as "done".
Top with sliced avocado.
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