Lettuce Wrapped Turkey Burger with Basil Guac
Who doesn’t love a turkey burger? This one is light and satisfying, getting lots of its fresh flavor from the herbs and texture from the crunchy lettuce.
for the basil guac:
1 small avocado
1 small bunch of basil leaves
½ a clove of garlic
the juice of 1 lime
½ cup of olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
for the burger:
½ lb dark meat turkey
2 tablespoon chopped chives
¼ cup chopped cilantro
zest of 1 lime
1 teaspoon salt
to serve :
4 heart lettuce leaves for wrapping
beefsteak or heirloom tomatoes, in thick slices
1. Combine all the ingredients for the basil guac in a powerful blender until smooth, set aside.
2. Combine all the ingredients for the turkey burger and form into 2 patties.
3. Heat a grill pan over medium high, brushing it with a little olive oil to prevent sticking. Grill the burger for a couple of minutes on each side until it’s fully cooked.
4. To assemble, open your lettuce leaf and place the tomato slice in it. Then top with the burger and a schmear of basil guac. Wrap and enjoy!