recipe

A burger with the cheese on the inside—what’s not to love?

safety
  • Uses the stovetop
difficulty
  • Intermediate
time
  • 30 minutes
yield
  • Serves 4

Prepare Ingredients

1 pound
93 percent lean ground turkey
1 cup
panko bread crumbs
½ cup
shredded Monterey Jack cheese
¼ cup
mayonnaise
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon
vegetable oil
4
hamburger buns

Gather Cooking Equipment

Large bowl
Ruler
Large plate
12-­inch nonstick skillet
Spatula
Instant-­read thermometer
1
 
1 pound
93 percent lean ground turkey
1 cup
panko bread crumbs
½ cup
shredded Monterey Jack cheese
¼ cup
mayonnaise
¼ teaspoon
salt
⅛ teaspoon
pepper

In large bowl, use your hands to gently mix together turkey, panko, cheese, mayonnaise, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ⅛ teaspoon pepper.

 
2
 

Use your hands to divide turkey mixture into 4 lightly packed balls. Gently flatten each ball into circle that measures 4 inches across. Place patties on large plate. Wash your hands.

 
3
 
1 tablespoon
vegetable oil

In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat for 1 minute (oil should be hot but not smoking). Tilt and swirl skillet to coat evenly with oil.

 
4
 

Use spatula to carefully place patties in skillet. Cook, without moving patties, until well browned on first side, about 5 minutes. Use clean spatula to gently flip patties (ask an adult for help). Cook until burgers register 165 degrees on instant-read thermometer, about 5 minutes.

 
5
 
4
hamburger buns

Turn off heat. Use clean spatula to transfer burgers to hamburger buns. Add your favorite burger toppings and serve.