Turkey Burgers with Aged Cheddar

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Total Time: 25 min

Servings: 4


  • 1 1/4 lb ground turkey
  • 3/4 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup Filippo Berio Classic Balsamic Glaze, divided
  • 1/4 cup grated onion
  • 2 tbsp grainy mustard
  • 4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 4 slices aged white Cheddar cheese
  • 1 small red onion, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
  • 1 tbsp Filippo Berio Olive Oil
  • 4 brioche buns
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 4 thick slices tomato


    • Mix together ground turkey, bread crumbs, egg, 2 tbsp balsamic glaze, grated onion, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, salt, thyme and pepper. Divide into 4 portions; shape into 1/2-inch thick patties.
    • Heat grill to medium heat; grease grate well. Grill for 6 to 8 minutes per side or until meat is cooked through and instant-read thermometer reads 160°F when inserted into center of burger. Top each burger with cheese slice; grill for about 1 minute or until cheese starts to melt.
    • Meanwhile, brush onion rounds with olive oil; grill for about 2 minutes per side or until lightly charred and tender. Grill buns for 30 to 60 seconds or until lightly toasted. Assemble cheeseburgers in buns with lettuce, tomato, grilled onions and drizzle of remaining balsamic glaze.


    Tip: Top burger with bacon if desired.