BBQ Swiss Turkey Burgers

Makes 4 burgers


1 teaspoon olive oil, plus more for grilling

1/2 medium yellow onion, diced small

1 clove garlic, minced

1 pound lean ground turkey

1 tablespoon plain dried breadcrumbs

1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard

1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Salt and pepper

4 slices Swiss or cheddar cheese

4 hamburger buns

Toppings, such as BBQ sauce, mayo, mustard, tomato, lettuce, etc. (optional)


In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Add onion and sauté until translucent, 4 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Transfer to a medium bowl and add turkey, breadcrumbs, mustard and parsley. Gently mix until combined and form into 4 thin patties.
Heat a grill or grill pan to medium-high. Clean and lightly oil hot grill. Season patties with salt and pepper, then brush with oil. Grill, covered, until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Top each burger with Swiss or cheddar cheese. Serve burgers on buns with desired toppings.