Turkey Burger With Barbecued Red Onions
1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
4 sesame hamburger buns, toasted
For the onions:
4 1/2-inch-thick slices red onion
Jack Daniel's Sizzling Smokehouse Blend Grilling Sauce
Monterey pepper jack cheese, sliced
Avocado, sliced (optional)
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon pureed chipotle in abodo sauce (from canned chipotles) or
Juice of 1/2 lime
Preheat barbecue to a medium-high heat.
Combine the ground turkey with salt and pepper to taste, tossing gently.
Shape into 4 patties about 3/4-inch thick. Coat the patties with a
nonstick spray before grilling so they won't stick to the grill grate.
Grill for about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, grill the onions, brushing with the sauce. Grill the onions
until soft, about 8 minutes. Turn often, brushing with additional sauce.
Top burgers with cheese after flipping; continue to grill the burgers
for about another 4 to 5 minutes (until internal temperature registers
For the mayonnaise: Blend all of the ingredients together in a small
bowl and allow to sit for about 30 minutes before serving.
Serve the burgers with the chipotle mayonnaise, grilled onions and
avocado slices (optional).