Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers with Marinara Sauce

July 30, 2013

These Italian-inspired turkey burgers stuffed with mozzarella and basil are served open face on toasted focaccia and smothered with a homemade marinara sauce. Try these delicious and hearty family-friendly burgers for dinner!

Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers with Marinara Sauce
Courtesy of Recipe Rehab

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 small onions - finely chopped
4 cloves garlic - minced
2 cups plum tomatoes - chopped, with juices
6 pieces oil packed sun-dried tomatoes - drained and finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons fresh basil - chopped
1 pound 93 % lean ground turkey
1/4 cup scallions (green onions) - finely chopped
2 teaspoons garlic, minced
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese - divided
2 tablespoons fresh basil - finely chopped
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 slices focaccia bread - 4-inch square slices (about 2 ounces each), toasted

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