Sweet n’ Spicy Cranberry Turkey Burgers
Sweet homemade cranberry barbecue sauce and Gerbs spicy cajun seasoning make these turkey burgers truly special! Your whole family will enjoy this delicious (and healthy!) alternative to traditional burgers.
Servings Prep Time
4burgers 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4burgers 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 1lb lean (93%) ground turkey
  • 1/2cup zucchinigrated and drained of excess water
  • 1tsp Gerbs Cajun Seasoning
  • 4 Whole Grain or Gluten-Free Hamburger Buns
Cranberry Barbecue Sauce
  • 1/2cup Gerbs Dried Cranberries
  • 3/4cup 100% Cranberry Juicedivided
  • 6oz. tomato paste
  • 1T maple syrup, honey or agave
  • 1T Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2T Worcestershire or Tamari Sauce
  • 1/2tsp Gerbs Onion Powder
  • 1/2tsp Gerbs Garlic Powder
  • 1/4tsp Smoked paprika
  • 1/2tsp Gerbs Himalayan Salt
  1. Soak dried cranberries in ½ cup cranberry juice for 30 minutes.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine cranberries/juice mixture with remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
  3. Transfer ingredients into a medium saucepan and cook on medium heat, stirring consistently, for 15 minutes. If mixture is too thick, add water (1 tablespoon at a time) to desired thickness.
  4. Adjust salt and syrup/honey to taste. Set aside to cool.
  5. Mix grated zucchini, Cajun seasoning and ground turkey until fully combined.
  6. Form turkey mixture into 4 equal patties.
  7. Prep grill with vegetable oil or cooking spray. Grill burgers on medium heat for 5 minutes per side or until well-done.
  8. Serve each burger topped with cranberry barbecue sauce, lettuce and tomato.