Hi there–We have the custom around here to eat Monday night dinner in front of the t.v. — watching “Next Food Network Star” that we recorded on Sunday evening. Are you watching too?? Who do you think will win it?? We have our favorites!!
So tonight with our serving of t.v., we dug into these Turkey Spinach Burgers, hot from the stove. They have a whole cup of spinach in each burger and the onions, cumin, garlic and lots of salt & pepper flavor the turkey just fine. I think you’d like them as much as we did.
TURKEY SPINACH BURGERS
4 cups spinach, chopped, stems removed
4 green onions, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound ground turkey
1 tsp. cumin
salt & freshly ground pepper
2-3 tab. olive oil
4 hamburger buns
fixings: tomato, onion, lettuce, pickles, mayo, ketchup…
Put the chopped spinach, sliced green onion, minced garlic, turkey and cumin into a mixing bowl. Squish it all together with your hands (or with a fork it you want to be tidy). Form 4 hamburger patties.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Put the hamburgers into the skillet. Liberally salt & pepper the 4 patties as they cook, about 4 minutes on each side on medium high heat. (Resist the temptation to squish them flatter with your spatula).
Serve them up hot on buns with all the fixings!