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Juicy Habanero Turkey Cheese Burger

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Ingredients
  Extra lean ground turkey 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), mince
  Chile powder 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Fresh italian parsley 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Habanero pepper 1⁄2 , finely chopped (Optional)
  Smoked cheese 4 Ounce (Provolone, Cheddar, or Gouda)
  Kaiser rolls 4 , toast
For the roasted pepper mayo sauce
  Mayonnaise 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Roasted red pepper 1 (canned or jarred)
  Kosher salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Mince the garlic and finely chop the parsley and habanero chile, remove the seeds and keep it aside.
2. In a large mixing bowl combine turkey, garlic, chile powder, thyme, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, salt, and pepper and the habanero chili (wear gloves while chopping the chili)
3. Mix all the ingredients with you hand and do not over mix it.
4. Once done, divide the mixture into four portions and form each patty into round shape.
5. Make a dent in the center of each patty as this will keep the patty from plumping up in the middle.

MAKING
6. Preheat a large pan or skillet over medium heat and cook the patty approximately 7 to 8 minutes on the first side.
7. In the meantime in a food processor blend Mayonnaise, Roasted Red Pepper, Kosher Salt and black pepper.
8. Blend the mixture until smooth until slightly chunky or smooth
9. Toast the Kaiser rolls in the broiler for few minutes.
10. And then carefully turn the patties over, place the cheese on the top of each patty and allow them to cook for another 6 to 7 minutes.
11. Once the patties are done and the cheese is melted, place each patty on a toasted bun.

SERVING
12. Top it with Roasted Pepper Mayo Sauce, lettuce, tomato slices, and pickles.

Things You Will Need
Grill pan

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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