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Turkey Bacon Double Cheese Burgers with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

Turkey Bacon Double Cheese Burgers with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce
PREP TIME
15 min
COOK TIME
30 min
YIELDS
4 servings

Turkey burgers served on a English muffin with spicy roasted tomato sauce.

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Ingredients

1
Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling
8
slices turkey bacon
2 ½
lb(s) ground turkey breast
2
green onions, finely chopped
1
handful cilantro, leaves finely chopped
1
Tbsp chipotle chili powder
1 ½
tsp smoked sweet paprika
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2
teaspoons zest and the juice of 2 limes
1
red onion, chopped
1
Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2
Tbsp brown sugar
1
(15-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, lightly drained
2
Tbsp grainy mustard, rounded
8
slices pepper jack cheese, from the deli counter
4
sandwich size English muffins, lightly toasted
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Directions

Step 1

Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium to medium-high heat and add the turkey bacon. Cook until crisp, 3 minutes on each side, remove to plate.

Step 2

While the bacon cooks, combine the turkey breast, green onions, cilantro, chipotle, paprika, salt and pepper, lime zest and juice. Mix the turkey breast with seasonings and form 4 sections, from each, 2 patties. Place the first 4 patties in the pan; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Remove from the skillet and place onto a plate and loosely cover with foil to keep warm

Step 3

While the first batch of burgers cook heat 1 tablespoon oil in a sauce pot over medium-high heat. Add onions and soften 3 to 4 minutes, season with salt and pepper and then add Worcestershire, brown sugar, tomatoes, and mustard. Let the sauce cook on low.

Step 4

Add the second batch of burgers to the skillet and cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Top with a slice of cheese and 2 pieces bacon. Tent skillet with foil and cook on low to moderate heat to melt cheese, about 1 minute.

Step 5

Place burgers on muffin bottoms. Top with bacon double cheese burgers, fire roasted tomato sauce and English muffin top.

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