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Year Round Holiday Turkey Sliders with Zesty Cranberry Ketchup

Year-Round Holiday Turkey Sliders with Zesty Cranberry Ketchup

Year Round Holiday Turkey Sliders with Zesty Cranberry Ketchup



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 07/31/2014 at 02:19 PM

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

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susan from Fenwick Island, Delaware 09/03/2011 at 10:09 AM

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

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Ronald from lebanon, OR 11/14/2007 at 04:10 PM

Leave out the sausage

Anonymous from Danbury, CT 11/06/2007 at 01:52 PM

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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