If you ask me, a good burger needs mushrooms on top, but they tend to slide around and fall out. I decided to put mushrooms right into the patties—problem solved! —Melissa Obernesser, Utica, New York
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1 cup finely chopped fresh mushrooms (about 4 medium)
- 3 tablespoons soft bread crumbs
- 3 tablespoons barbecue sauce
- 3/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound extra-lean ground turkey
- 4 turkey bacon strips, halved
- 4 thin slices cheddar cheese
- 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
- Additional barbecue sauce
- Dill pickle slices, optional
- Combine first six ingredients. Add turkey; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties.
- Place burgers on an oiled grill rack over medium heat; grill, covered, until a thermometer reads 165°, 4-5 minutes per side. Grill bacon strips, covered, until crisp, 2-3 minutes per side. Top burgers with cheese and bacon; grill, covered, until cheese is melted, 30 seconds.
- Serve on buns. Top with additional barbecue sauce and, if desired, pickles. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mushroom Bacon Turkey Burgers in Simple & Delicious April/May 2017