Summer Turkey Burgers | Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

Summer Turkey Burgers

These turkey burgers are the perfect crowd-pleaser at your next cookout!


1 pkg. PERDUE® Fresh Ground Turkey Breast (1 lb.)

3 tbsp.shallots, chopped

Salt and ground pepper to taste

Worcestershire sauce to taste

2 tbsp.fresh basil, chopped

1small tomato, peeled, seeded and diced

3 oz.mozzarella, cut into 4-5 pieces

4 burger rolls

Additional fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil sprigs (optional)


  1. Prepare grill or broiler.
  2. In medium-sized bowl, combine ground turkey, shallots, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, basil and tomatoes. Mix well. Form 4 to 5 burgers.
  3. With thumb, make a pocket in center of each burger, insert mozzarella piece. Shape burgers to enclose cheese. Grill or broil burgers 5 to 6 inches from heat source, about 5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center. Burgers are done with a meat thermometer inserted in the center reaches 170°F.
  4. Grill or broil rolls, if desired.
  5. Serve burgers in rolls and garnish with fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and basil.