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Pesto Turkey Burgers

Pesto Turkey Burgers

with Melty Mozzarella and Lemony Roasted Carrots on the Side

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Pest-oh my gosh! Did our chefs just put pesto in a burger? They did, and it’s about as delicious as you’d expect. There’s herby, Italian-style basil flavor woven throughout these turkey patties and mixed into the mayo too. Add in a heap of melted cheese, a few slices of fresh tomato, and some zesty carrots on the side and you’ve got the very definition of fun in a bun.

Allergens:MilkEggsWheat

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

2 unit

Carrots

10 ounce

Ground Turkey

2 ounce

Pesto

(ContainsMilk)

2 tablespoon

Mozzarella Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

2 tablespoon

Mayonnaise

(ContainsEggs)

1 unit

Lemon

2 unit

Brioche Buns

(ContainsMilk, Eggs, Wheat)

1 unit

Tomato

Not included in your delivery

tablespoon

Olive Oil

tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)4058 kJ
Calories970 kcal
Fat61 g
Saturated Fat17 g
Carbohydrate66 g
Sugar17 g
Dietary Fiber11 g
Protein42 g
Cholesterol130 mg
Sodium930 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Baking Sheet
Peeler
Bowl
Large Pan
Small Bowl
Zester
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1

Wash and dry all produce. Adjust rack to middle position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Peel carrots, then cut on a slight diagonal into ½-inch-thick slices. Toss on a baking sheet with 1 TBSP olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast in oven until tender, 15-20 minutes.

2

Mix together turkey, 2 TBSP pesto (we’ll use the rest later), and a large pinch of salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Shape into two 4-inch-wide patties. Melt 1 TBSP butter in a medium pan over medium heat. Add patties and cook until nicely browned on bottom, about 6 minutes.

3

Once patties are browned on bottom, flip and cook on other side for 3 minutes. Sprinkle mozzarella evenly onto each, then cover pan and continue cooking until cheese is melted and burgers are cooked through, 2-3 minutes more. TIP: If your pan doesn’t have a lid, use aluminum foil to cover it.

4

Place mayonnaise and remaining pesto in a small bowl and stir to combine.

5

Zest lemon until you have 1 tsp zest. Once carrots are done roasting, place in another medium bowl along with lemon zest, a squeeze of lemon, and pepper (to taste). Toss to coat carrots.

6

Split buns in half and place cutside down on baking sheet used for carrots. Place in oven and allow to warm through, about 2 minutes. Meanwhile, slice tomato into rounds. Spread as much pesto mayo as you like on the cut side of the bun bottoms, then top each with a turkey patty, tomato rounds, and bun top. Serve with carrots on the side.