Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Turkey, stilton & broccoli burgers


400g turkey mince, 200g white stilton with apricots, 1/2 head of broccoli 
Serves: 6 preparation: 40 minutes

Since I made The Boy my turkey and stilton meatballs he has been completely addicted to the combination (and to making jokes about eating balls with his friends on Facebook...) so I decided to treat him and make him a meat version of the plantain, stilton and broccoli burger I created recently.

1) Steam or boil the broccoli for about 20 minutes - this recipe needs it to be soft rather than al dente but there should still be some nutrients left in there!

2) Drain the broccoli and pulse in the blender until it resembles breadcrumbs, add the crumbled cheese and turkey mince and pulse until it has come together into a ball.

3) Divide into 6 patties, pressing firmly into your hands and rolling into a ball - these need to be relatively solid or when they cook, the turkey juices and steam will separate.

4) Sear the outside in a pan with a little olive oil before baking in the oven for about 20 minutes

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