Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Guac Burgers Without the Buns

I had something similar to this in a restaurant recently and was really impressed with the flavors.  I think the original had salsa but I don't always like salsa, so I skipped it.

Basically, it's a turkey burger with mozzarella and guacamole.  Here's how I made the guacamole.  I didn't have any tomatoes and I don't know that I always love it with tomatoes anyway.

Guacamole My Way:

1 avocado
half an onion
a generous amount of cumin
half a lime, juiced
a clove of garlic

Blend it all with a food processor and blitz it to the smoothness you like.  I like to use my Pampered Chef Manual Food Processor but you could do it however you'd like.

For the burgers:

Make turkey burgers however you like.  I added a little cumin to them too.

Top with mozzarella and let it melt.

Spread on a generous amount of guacamole.  K-ster said my amount was too generous but since it's got such good ingredients, I had to slather it on!

I served it with garlic bread because we're classy around here.

And because we didn't have any actual buns, so I used bread I had made for sandwiches.  Delicious!

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  1. Haha! I love the 'because we are classy' part! We love garlic bread.. and we make it the exact same way! The burger looks delish. I've never put cumin in my guac, Im going to have to try it!

    Im stopping by from the Frugal girls. I would love for you to share this at my Friday link party!

  2. These look and sound amazing. We love guacamole burgers. The garlic bread sounds like it would be so good with this. We are featuring it at this week party Wednesday's Adorned From Above Party tonight. Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly


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