Blueberry Turkey Burgers with a Lemon Basil Mayonnaise

Serves 4

Preparation These low fat burgers have a surprise ingredient: blueberries. Not only do the berries keep the burger moist and flavourful, this bold combination turns ordinary burgers into a healthy meal. Tangy lemon-basil mayonnaise ties the ingredients together.

Ingredients

  • 60ml fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 200g blueberries, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 450g turkey mince
  • 3 tablespoons plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 4 wholemeal muffins, toasted
  • 4 tomato slices
  • 4 lettuce leaves

Directions

Combine mayonnaise, basil, lemon zest and 1/2 package blueberries in a small bowl; mix well and reserve.

Combine remaining blueberries, garlic, lemon juice and Dijon mustard in a bowl; mash well with a fork. Add ground turkey, bread crumbs, salt and pepper; mix until well combined. Divide into 4 portions and form into 3 1/2-inch diameter patties.

Coat a grill pan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook 5 to 6 minutes per side or until juices run clear. To serve, place 1 tomato slice, 1 lettuce leaf and a turkey burger on bottom half of each muffin. Spread cut side of muffin tops with basil mayonnaise and place on burgers. Serve immediately.