Gold Standard Recipe

Portion: 4.5 ounce Stuffed Turkey Burger

Ingredients Quantity Unit
Meat Mix:
Turkey Breast Ground 7% fat 20 Ounces
Celery, blanched diced                        1 oz. 2 Tablespoons
Onion, blanched diced                         1.5 oz. ¼ Cup
Scallion, minced                                   .685 oz. 1 Teaspoon
Seasoning Mix: Slurry /
Black Pepper, table grind                       .005 oz. ¼ Teaspoon
Kosher Salt                                             .125 ½ Teaspoon
Sage, rubbed                                           .001 ¼ Teaspoon
Eggs, whole                                          1.6 oz. 1 Each
Milk                                                         2 oz. 1/4 Cup
Bread Crumbs                                          1 oz. ¼ Cup
Brie Filling:
Brie Cheese, Rind removed 6.3 Ounce
Cream Cheese 6.3 Ounce
Kosher Salt .25 Ounce
Black Pepper, table grind .15 Ounce
Flour, all purpose .410 Ounce
Gelatin – for hold 1  Ounce


Method of Preparation:

  1. Grind turkey with fine plate on meat grinder and place into a stainless bowl.
  2. Prepare vegetables and blanch in water and cool quickly, drain well. Add to the meat mixture. Do not blanch the scallions only the onion and celery.
  3. For the seasoning blend the dry ingredients together with the breadcrumbs and mix with the egg and milk to create a slurry. Add this to the ground turkey meat and mix on low in a mixer until all is blended well.
  4. Form 2 oz. burger patties on patty paper and chill to 38° – 40°F.
  5. For the brie mix combine all the ingredients into a mixer with the paddle and blend all well to complete a smooth mixture.


  • To begin spread the Brie filling onto a two-ounce patty from center to ¼ inch from edge. Sprinkle edge with a small amount of gelatin to hold the patties together.
  • Fold a plain patty onto the brie topped patty and press the edges together and form a perfect burger about 4 – 6 inches in diameter.
  • Chill ready for service.

Serving Suggestion:

Grill the stuffed turkey burger to 150°F, don’t press while cooking. Serve on a whole wheat hamburger bun with lettuce, tomato and onion. Serve with a fresh fruit salad and slaw.