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Test Kitchen Approved

Turkey Burger with Pesto Coleslaw

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Recipe By Savory Spice test Kitchen

Recipe By Savory Spice test Kitchen

Sprinkle a little sunshine into your menu this month with a lean, juicy turkey burger and creamy herbed slaw seasoned with two bright, beachy blends.

Recipe Notes

Vegetarian/Vegan: See our recipe for Coastal Cali Bean Burger with Pesto Coleslaw.

Gluten-Free: Use gluten-free burger buns or serve the burgers over a bed of greens.


For Coleslaw:

½ cup mayonnaise

½ cup chopped cilantro

¼ cup chopped basil

¼ cup shredded parmesan

½ lime, juiced

1 clove garlic, minced

2 cups pre-shredded coleslaw mix

For burger:

1 lb. ground turkey

¼ cup diced red onion

2 Tbsp. finely chopped cilantro

1 Tbsp. yellow mustard

2 Tbsp. vegetable oil

4 hamburger buns

1 tomato, sliced

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe


For coleslaw: Mix mayonnaise, cilantro, basil, Parmesan, Hidden Cove Lemon Garlic Blend, lime juice, and garlic in a food processor and blend until creamy. Toss coleslaw mix with dressing until fully coated.

For burger: In a large bowl, mix turkey, onion, cilantro, Coastal Cali Fennel Pollen Rub, and mustard until just combined. Form into 4, 4-inch patties. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large nonstick skillet. Cook patties in pan for 5 to 6 min. per side, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.

To assemble: Place patty on bun. Top with tomato and coleslaw.