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Cajun Turkey Burgers with Tarragon-Honey Dressing

Ingredients 

Tarragon-Honey Dressing

½ cup Dijon Mustard
¼ cup white or apple cider vinegar
½ cup extra virgin light olive oil
1-½ TBSP. chopped fresh Tarragon leaves
¼ cup honey
1-½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. freshly group pepper

Cajun Turkey Burgers

2 TBSP. extra virgin light olive oil
½ cup green pepper – seeded and finely chopped
½ cup tomato – seeded and finely chopped
2 tsp. garlic – grated or finely chopped
½ cup sweet onion - chopped
2 pounds ground chicken breast
1 tsp. salt
½ tsp. pepper
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 TBSP. Weber Grill Creations® N’Orlean Cajun™ seasoning
2 eggs
1 cup bread crumbs

Burger Toppings

8 slices cheddar cheese
8 thinly sliced red onion slices
8 thinly sliced tomato slices
8 thinly sliced green pepper rings
1 package arugula

Other

8 slices of crusty French or Italian loaf – halved
Extra virgin light olive oil for brushing on the grill rack

Instructions 

Directions

Prepare a gas or charcoal grill to medium-high.

Tarragon-Honey Dressing Preparation

Combine the Dijon mustard, vinegar, olive oil, tarragon, honey, salt and pepper in a mixing bowl or shaker. Whisk or shake the ingredients until thoroughly mixed. Set aside.

Cajun Burger Patty Preparation

Place a 10-inch nonstick, fire-proof skillet on the grill. Add 2 TBSP. olive oil, chopped green pepper, chopped tomato, garlic and onion. Cook for 10 minutes or until soft.

In a mixing bowl, add the ground chicken breast. Season the meat with salt and pepper. Add Worcestershire sauce, Weber Grill Creations® N’Orlean Cajun™ seasoning, eggs, bread crumbs and cooked vegetables. Separate into 8 equal patties. Cover and set aside.

Grill Cajun Burger Patties

Brush the grill rack with olive oil. Place the patties on the grill rack and cook thoroughly. Approximately 6 minutes on each side (160� F).

Create Burgers

Place a generous amount of Tarragon-Honey dressing on both halves of the Italian or French slice of bread. Place the Cajun Chicken patty on the bottom half of the bread. Place a slice of cheddar cheese, red onion, tomato and green pepper on top. Add 2 Arugula leaves on top. Add the top of the bread slice and serve.

Yield: Eight Cajun Chicken Burgers with Tarragon-Honey Dressing Burgers.

Submitted by: Carolyn St. Cyr, Marquette, MI. Phone: (906) 250-2657. Address: 509 Hillside Drive, Marquette, MI 49855.

Comments 

I made these for trhe family and they were a huge hit with all age groups. My husband typically likes red meat and he loved it. My daughter is 22 and she thought they were delicious. My youngest son really liked them too!