I love burgers and if it is a homemade burger then even better! Turkey burgers have become one of my favourite kind of burger and they are so quick and easy to make. If you would prefer a homemade beef burger recipe then check out another of my recipes Quick & Easy Beef Burgers.
I prefer homemade burgers to shop bought ones as I know what goes into the mix and you can personalise them by adding in what ever you fancy. When making homemade burgers you can experiment by adding fresh ingredients like fresh chilli’s or spring onions. Or if you prefer you can add in dried/ground spices like turmeric powder, cumin or even cinnamon! Anything can go to spice up and make you burgers exciting and delicious!
My children love homemade burgers as they can help by making up their burger buns with what ever they like whether it is by adding in a few chips or cucumber or letttuce. Its a great family food and a guaranteed winner with my kids. A little tip for those fussy eater (i’m talking about the children not the adults haha) adding vegetables like grated carrots or sweet potato into the burger mix is a great way of getting more veggies into your meals and adds to your daily fruit and veg intake.
If you know me I love to experiment with different recipes but I like to keep it easy because trying to cook dinner while looking after 2 children can be quite difficult. These turkey burgers were so easy to make and so tasty, you can enjoy them with some fresh chopped salad leaves and beef tomatoes in a seeded bun or out of the bun with some homemade sweet potato wedges.
So here is my recipe for Halloumi Turkey Burgers & Sweet Potato Wedges you can try out for your next family meal.
Preheat fan oven to 200 degrees
Line a large baking tray with foil or grease-proof parchment paper
In a large bowl add the sweet potatoes, coconut oil, paprika and a sprinkle of black pepper and using a spoon mix well so all the potato is covered evenly
Place the wedges onto the baking tray and spread out evenly spaced so they all cook evenly
Bake for 15 minutes then remove form the oven and turn them all over and bake for another 15 minutes
Once the Sweet Potato Wedges go into the oven, start making the Turkey Burgers.
Add all the ingredients into a large mixing bowl and with your hands mix the ingredients well
Make up the burgers with your hands, rolling the mixture into a ball on a meat chopping board
Using two medium sized frying pans (if you only have one cook them in batches) add the coconut oil over a medium heat
Using your hand flatten the turkey balls into patties and place them carefully into the frying pan and fry for about 4-5 minutes on each side until cooked through
Serve in a fresh roll/gluten-free roll with lettuce and tomatoes with the side of baked sweet potato wedges and enjoy!