Tomato Basil Turkey Burgers

Wisconsin Cheese Tomato Basil Turkey Burgers Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Monterey Jack can be used in this recipe.


  1. Grease grill grate. Heat grill to medium.
  2. Combine the shredded monterey jack, basil, 1/4 cup mayonnaise, bread crumbs and garlic powder in a large bowl. Crumble turkey over mixture; mix just until combined. Form into six patties, about 1/3 pound each. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until a thermometer inserted into patties reads 165°F. Top with monterey jack slices. Cover and cook for 1-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
  4. Spread remaining mayonnaise on bun bottoms; top with the lettuce, tomato and burgers. Replace bun tops.

Recipe Tip

Any flavored monterey jack cheese can be used.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Semi-soft monterey jack tomato basil cheese is mild, creamy and enhanced with the sweet flavor of basil and dried tomatoes. Delicious for snacking and melting in and on burgers, pizzas and more.

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