Muffuletta Burgers

Southern Living
Muffuletta BurgersRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Makes 6 servings


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2 pounds lean ground turkey breast
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed Spanish olives
1/2 (16-oz.) jar mixed pickled vegetables, drained
2 tablespoons Italian dressing
Toppings: salami, ham, and provolone cheese slices


Hands-on: 32 Minutes
Total: 3 Hours

1. Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Combine first 5 ingredients gently. Stir olives into meat mixture. Shape mixture into 6 (5-inch) patties.

2. Grill, covered with grill lid, 6 to 7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest portion registers 170°. Pulse pickled vegetables and Italian dressing in a food processor until coarsely chopped. Serve burgers on Homemade Hamburger Buns. Top each burger with vegetable mixture and salami, ham, and provolone cheese slices.

Note: We tested with Mezzetta Italian Mix Giardiniera pickled vegetables.

Created date

June 2011