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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 Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients

serving 4 people

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serving 4 people

4 unit

Carrot

20 ounce

Ground Turkey

2 ounce

Pesto

(ContainsMilk)

1 cup

Mozzarella Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

4 tablespoon

Mayonnaise

(ContainsEggs)

1 unit

Lemon

4 unit

Brioche Buns

(ContainsMilk, Eggs, Wheat)

2 unit

Tomato

Not included in your delivery

2 tablespoon

Olive Oil

2 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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Roast Carrots
Roast Carrots
1

Wash and dry all produce. Adjust rack to middle position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Peel carrots, then cut diagonally into ½-inch-thick slices. Toss on a baking sheet with 2 TBSP olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast in oven until tender, 15-20 minutes.

Make Burgers
Make Burgers
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 four 4-inch-wide patties. Heat 1 TBSP butter and 1 TBSP olive oil in a large pan. Once butter is melted, add patties and cook until nicely browned on bottom, about 6 minutes.

Melt Cheese
Melt Cheese
3

Once patties are browned on bottom, flip and cook on other side for 3 minutes. Sprinkle mozzarella evenly over top of 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.

Make Pesto Mayo
Make Pesto Mayo
4

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

Season Carrots
Season Carrots
5

Zest lemon until you have 2 tsp zest. Once carrots are done roasting, place in another medium bowl along with lemon zest, a squeeze or two of lemon, and pepper to taste. Toss to coat carrots.

Toast Buns and Serve
Toast Buns and Serve
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 tomatoes 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.