Turkey Burgers with Creamy Slaw

Spicy and sweet

Spicy and sweet

These turkey burgers are a bit spicy, which pairs perfectly with the sweet creamy coleslaw.

Turkey Burgers and Creamy Coleslaw

For burgers

  • 1 lb 85% lean ground turkey
  • 6-8 leaves basil diced fine
  • 2 cayenne peppers minced
  • Salt/pepper

Mix everything together and form into three equal patties. Start grill and cook over direct heat until done.

For slaw

  • 1/4 large cabbage cored and outer leaves discarded and sliced paper thin
  • 1 carrot shredded
  • 1/4 small red onion sliced paper thin
  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • 1 tsp brown mustard
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar

Mix cabbage and carrot together in a large bowl. Beat all other ingredients together until smooth adding more buttermilk if needed. Pour dressing over cabbage and let marinate for an hour in the refrigerator before serving.


About Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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2 Responses to Turkey Burgers with Creamy Slaw

  1. A_Boleyn says:

    I love turkey (or chicken) burgers with coleslaw.

  2. TasteFood says:

    Nice with a kick of heat in the burger – and I love buttermilk slaw.

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