Year-Round Holiday Turkey Sliders with Zesty Cranberry Ketchup

Year-Round Holiday Turkey Sliders with Zesty Cranberry Ketchup
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1/3 cup ketchup
2 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
3 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
2/3 cup Ocean Spray® Jellied Cranberry Sauce
, mashed
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 small onion, peeled and thinly sliced
1/2 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries
1 1/2 pounds freshly ground turkey
1/2 pound sweet Italian sausage, casing removed and finely crumbled
1/4 cup thick and creamy horseradish
1/3 cup freshly minced cilantro
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
18 small dinner rolls, about 2 inches in diameter, split and toasted
5.4 ounces Boursin style herb and garlic flavored cheese, at room temp.
3 cups baby arugula leaves, washed and dried


In a small glass bowl, combine ketchup, mustard, brown sugar and cranberry sauce. Microwave on medium-high power for 1 minute. Stir until mixture is smooth and well blended. Set aside.

In a large skillet, warm oil and butter over medium heat; saut onion and craisins, for 5 minutes. Set aside and keep warm.

Preheat broiler

In a large bowl combine turkey, sausage, horseradish, cilantro, salt and pepper. Mix to combine.

Moisten hands and shape mixture into 18 mini burgers. Lightly spray broiler pan with non-stick cooking spray. Place burgers on broiler pan; brush lightly with Zesty Cranberry Ketchup; broil 3 minutes; turn; brush generously with glaze and broil another 3 minutes.

To serve: Spread bottom half of rolls with cheese and then layer with arugula leaves; glazed turkey burger ; then with the sauted onion and cranberry mixture;cover with the top of the bun.

Serve 3 per person. Serves 6

Per Serving: Cal. 253 (13% DV), Fat Cal. 95, Pro. 13 g (26% DV), Carb. 26 g (9% DV), Fat 11 g (16% DV), Chol. 44 mg (15% DV), Sod. 500 mg (21% DV), Vit. A 27 RE (4% DV), Vit C 2 mg (3% DV), Vit. E 0 mg (0% DV), Calcium 72 mg (7% DV), Iron 2 mg (10% DV), Folate 37 Ug (9% DV), Zinc 1 mg (8% DV), Pot. 207 mg (6% DV), Dietary Exchange: Fruit 1, Starch 1, Meat 1, Fat 1.5.

2007 Ultimate Cranberry Recipe Contest Finalist:
Linda Rohr
Darien, CT


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Debi from Tomah, WI

I made this and it was delish! Love the ketchup that goes with it...I have made that numerous times!

susan from Fenwick Island, Delaware

This is something fun when you don't want the ordinary.

Leave out the sausage

Anonymous from Danbury, CT

I'm not a big fan of sausage especially combined with turkey. I would have preferred just the turkey burger. Sounds good though.

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