Red meat may increase inflammation in the body and your skin but you don’t need to cut out meat altogether, white meat doesn’t behave in the same way and is a great source of protein. Here’s a simple healthy turkey burger recipe that you can jazz up as you wish. See the tips section for suggestions! Served in a toasted sourdough bun or bread, which is easier to digest.
Put the oven on to pre-heat around 350 F /180 C / gas mark 4 and line a baking tray with foil, you’ll need another tray for the wedges (next).
Cut your sweet potatoes into wedges, skin on for extra nutrients then lightly coat with olive oil and Cajun spice and get them in the oven – they will take around 30-40 mins.
Next chop 1 large red onion into chunks and peel the garlic then place on the baking tray and bung in the oven for 20 mins or until roasted.
Once out of the oven, finely chop the onion and garlic and mix with the turkey mince, olive oil, salt and pepper.
Hand roll into patties and grill for about 5-10 minutes on each side.
Time to make the avocado mayo!
Add avocado, lemon juice, mustard (if using) and salt to a food processor/blender and whiz up. With the motor running, add the olive oil until light and creamy.
Once the burgers are cooked, whack em on your toasted sourdough bun and pile high with salad leaves and tomato, then add a dollop of avocado mayo. Sooooo good!
Tip – to customise try adding feta, chopped olives and dried oregano for a greek twist to the burger mix or add fresh chilli and coriander for a spicy version.
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