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Sweet and Savory Apple Bacon Turkey Burgers

Bacon always makes a burger better
Sweet and Savory Apple Bacon Turkey Burgers
Courtesy of Perdue

The sweet and savory bacon sweetens your typical turkey burger.

This recipe is courtesy of Perdue.

Ready in
31 m
1 m
(prepare time)
30 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


For the Apples

  • 2 Tablespoons Olive oil
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 1 Small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 Teaspoons Ginger, minced
  • 1 Teaspoon Rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground allspice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Pinch of Ground cloves
  • 1/3 Cup Brown sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Raisins
  • 1 Tablespoon Grainy mustard

For the Turkey Burgers

  • 6 Fresh ground turkey patties
  • 6 Slices of aged cheddar cheese
  • 6 Burger buns
  • 1 1/2 Cup Mixed greens
  • 12 Slices of bacon, cooked


For the Apples

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat.

Add apples, onion, garlic and ginger.

Cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until softened.

Add rosemary, cinnamon, allspice, salt, pepper and cloves.

Cook for 3 minutes or until fragrant.

Add brown sugar, water, vinegar and raisins; bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes or until thick and most of the liquid has evaporated.

Stir in grainy mustard.

Cool to room temperature.

For the Turkey Burgers

Prepare the turkey burgers according to package directions.

Top each burger with a slice of cheese 1 minute before moving from the grill.

To assemble burgers, layer mixed greens, bacon, burger and 1/4 cup apple chutney on each bun.