avocado turkey burger topped with cranberry chutney on a cutting board

Avocado Turkey Burger with Cranberry Chutney

  • Author: Krista
  • yield Yield: 6 burgers 1x
  • category Category: Turkey
  • method Method: Grilling
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


Easy Avocado Turkey Burger topped with creamy fontina cheese, spicy arugula and a tart Cranberry Chutney. This juicy turkey burger packs a punch in the flavor department! 



Cranberry Chutney:

  • 2 cups cranberries (frozen or fresh)
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup

Avocado Turkey Burgers

  • 2 lbs. ground turkey 
  • 6 fontina cheese slices
  • 6 tablespoons spicy mayonnaise
  • 2 avocados, mashed
  • 1 1/5 cups arugula
  • 6 buns


Cranberry Chutney:

  1. To a small saucepan, add cranberries, orange juice, orange zest and maple syrup.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring occasionally. About 5-7 minutes.
  3. Once boiling, reduce heat to medium and continue to cook until the cranberries burst and begin to break down until they for a sauce. Approximately 10 minutes. You can smush them with a spoon if you’d like.
  4. Remove from heat and place in the refrigerator to cool for 15 minutes or so.

Avocado Turkey Burger:

  1. Heat a grill to medium high heat, about 350°F-400°F.
  2. Form ground turkey burgers into six 1/3 lb burgers. Season with salt, pepper. Place burgers on grill for 4 minutes per side. Place fontina cheese on each burger and let melt for 15  seconds. Remove from grill and let rest.
  3. Toast buns for 30 seconds to 1 minute per side. 
  4. Assemble Burgers: bottom bun, 1 tablespoon of spicy mayo, mashed avocado, turkey burger, cranberry chutney and arugula. 

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