I was vegetarian for several years and ate enough veggie burgers to keep Gardenburger and Boca in business. Then, when I was eating poultry again, I went on a business trip to Atlanta and a coworker ordered a turkey burger. I was sort of shocked by the idea (turkey??), but since after about 10 years of nothing but veggie burgers, I was intrigued and ordered one as well. I loved it. My coworker told me about some good turkey burgers back in DC, but I kind of forgot about it by the time I got home. It wasn’t until I moved to Boston and starting ordering turkey burgers at Sunset Grill that I became completely hooked.
But with Joseph working full time on his PhD at Tufts, well, suffice it to say, we don’t eat out a whole lot. I was looking for healthy recipes and found this turkey burger recipe from the Mayo Clinic. Totally healthy! Even though Joseph was still vegetarian, he made me these turkey burgers for our first Super Bowl in Boston and several times since. Eventually he got tired of making these awesome burgers and having a veggie burger and he starting eating them too. He’s modified the recipe several times and this is the most current version. I’m sure that a month or two from now it’ll be different again. Continue reading