Turkey Bacon Burgers with Napa Cabbage and Carrot Sesame Slaw.

  • 8 slices
    bacon
  • 1 head
    butter (Boston) lettuce
  • 2 medium
    carrots
  • 1 lb
    ground turkey
  • 1 medium head
    napa cabbage
  • 1 medium
    red onion
  • 2
    tomatoes
  •  
    apple cider vinegar
  •  
    black pepper
  •  
    cumin
  •  
    garlic powder
  •  
    honey
  •  
    paprika
  •  
    sesame seeds
  •  
    soy sauce
  •  
    toasted sesame oil
  •  
    virgin coconut oil
  • 1
    Wash and dry the fresh produce.
    1 medium red onion
    2 tomatoes
    1 head butter (Boston) lettuce
    1 medium head napa cabbage
    2 medium carrots
  • 2
    Heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 3
    Peel and thinly slice onion into half rings. Once the skillet is hot, add coconut oil and swirl to coat the bottom. Add onion and, stirring frequently, cook until softened, 4-5 minutes. Once done, transfer onions to a bowl and return skillet to medium heat.
    2 tbsp virgin coconut oil
  • 4
    Finely chop bacon.
    8 slices bacon
  • 5
    In a medium bowl, combine turkey, bacon, paprika, garlic powder, ground cumin, and black pepper. Mix well and form into 8 patties.
    1 lb ground turkey
    1 tbsp paprika
    2 tsp garlic powder
    2 tsp cumin
    ½ tsp black pepper
  • 6
    Place the patties in the skillet; cook until they are cooked through and browned, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Once done, transfer patties to a plate.
  • 7
    In a salad bowl, whisk together soya sauce, apple cider vinegar, honey, sesame oil, and sesame seeds.
    4 tbsp soy sauce
    2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
    2 tsp honey
    2 tsp toasted sesame oil
    2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 8
    Trim off and discard the root end of the cabbage; halve the cabbage lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise and add to the salad bowl.
  • 9
    Trim the ends and peel the carrot; discard the trimmings and coarsely grate the carrots. Add to the salad bowl and toss to combine.
  • 10
    Separate the lettuce head into leaves. Slice the tomato crosswise into ¼-inch-thick rounds.
  • 11
    To serve, place each patty on a lettuce leaf and top with a slice of tomato and grilled onions, arrange salad on the side. Enjoy!