Turkey Burgers with Honeyed Apples and Brie

by Julianne De Witt

March 26, 2019

This recipe is a new favourite in our house. Skip the bun and try these savory grilled turkey burgers topped with creamy brie and apples sautéed in butter, honey and fresh sage.


Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 burgers
Author: Julianne De Witt


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 tbsp bread crumbs optional
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 apples, i.e. gala or honeycrisp peeled, cored and sliced into 1 cm pieces
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh sage leaves finely chopped
  • 8 leaves red leaf lettuce or your favourite lettuce
  • 8 oz brie cut into 12 slices
  • balsamic glaze for drizzling
  • 8 red onion slices


  • Add turkey, breadcrumbs, egg whites, salt and pepper to a large bowl. Mix together and form into 4 patties.
  • Grill patties over medium heat until they reach an internal temperature of 180 degrees F (85 degrees C).
  • Melt butter in a saucepan, add apples and sauté for a couple of minutes. Add honey and sage and continue sautéing until apples are soft.
  • Assemble 4 plates, placing 2 lettuce leaves on each plate. Add turkey burger and top with brie slices, apples and red onion rings. Drizzle balsamic glaze over the top and enjoy!
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