Bacon Bit Turkey Burgers with Peach Barbecue Ketchup

Serves 4 servings

Originally aired

  • For the Sauce:
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup grated onion 
  • 1 teaspoon coarse black pepper 
  • 2 peaches, chopped 
  • For the Burgers: 
  • 8 slices applewood smoked bacon
  • 2 pounds ground turkey 
  • 1/4 cup grated onion 
  • Salt and pepper 
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 
  • 2 tablespoons brown or yellow mustard
  • Canola or olive oil
  • Pretzel rolls or burger buns, split 
  • Toppings: Raw or grilled red onions, sliced bread-and-butter pickles, chopped lettuce  

Combine sauce ingredients in a small pot and simmer over medium heat to thicken and cook down the peaches.
Bake bacon on slotted broiler pan in a 375°F to crisp; chop.
Combine turkey with bacon bits, grated onion, salt, pepper, Worcestershire and mustard.  Form 6 patties, drizzle each with oil and griddle or grill 10 minutes to cook through.
On roll bottoms, arrange chopped lettuce, onions and pickles, and top with burgers. Slather with peach barbecue ketchup and set bun tops in place.