“Comfort Food for the Mind, Body, and Soul”: JERKY TURKEY BURGERS WITH MANGO COLE SLAW

A really simple and very tasty treat!

By Sharon Fox


2 cups shredded cabbage
1 carrot, shredded
2 tablespoons green onions, chopped
1/2 mango, sliced thin
Salt and pepper to taste
3-4 tablespoons lite mayonnaise (depending on your taste)


1 lb. White Ground Turkey
1 small apple (any variety will work), grated
1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped
1/3 cup breadcrumbs (Japanese PANKO breadcrumbs is best)
1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
1 tablespoon Carribean jerk seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste
4 hamburger buns, challah rolls, Kaiser buns or whole grain sandwich rolls
Lite Mayo for spreading on buns
A sprinkling of additional jerk seasoning if you like burgers with a bit more KICK!

Recipe Instructions:

Mango Cole Slaw

1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl
2. Refrigerate until ready


1. Preheat grill to medium high
2. Combine all of the burger ingredients in a large bowl. Form 4 equal sized patties, slightly larger in diameter than the buns you have selected. Refrigerate until grill is ready.
3. Brush the grill with canola oil
4. Grill the burgers for about 4 to 5 minutes per side, until browed and cooked throughout
5. Spread mayo on the cut side of each bun
6. If you like a bit of kick to your burger, sprinkle a light coating of Jerk Seasoning on the mayo
7. Lay the buns on the grill for about 30 seconds to toast
8. Place the burgers on the bun and top with 2-3 tablespoons of Mango Cole Slaw. Top with the other half of the bun.

Sharon Fox is the author of COMFORT FOOD FOR THE MIND, BODY, AND SOUL and she’s also launching a series of eBooks for Kindle.
She’s also Food Editor for several online magazines and host of a new TV show based in Atlanta, GA “The Healthy Living Show”
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This was printed in the June 1, 2012 – June 16, 2012 Edition