Ingredients per serving


Prepare the Pumpkin Mayonnaise

Prepare the Maple Bacon

  • Turkey bacon, strips 20.0 each
  • Black Pepper 5.0 g
  • Maple syrup 180.0 ml

Prepare Wilted Endive

  • Olive oil, as needed
  • Salt, as needed
  • Belgian endive, red and green 4.0 stalks
  • Apple cider vinegar 60.0 ml

Prepare Seasoned Turkey Patties

  • Turkey, ground 1.8 kg
  • Sage, dried 6.0 g
  • Black pepper, to taste

Prepare Burger

  • Whole wheat bun, toasted 10.0 each
  • Seasoned turkey patties, prepared 10.0 each
  • Maple bacon, prepared 20.0 slices
  • Wilted endive, prepared 40.0 leaves
  • Pumpkin mayonnaise 300.0 ml
  • Herbed goat cheese 300.0 g

A seasoned ground turkey patty served on a whole wheat bun with maple and pepper lacquered turkey bacon, herbed goat cheese, endive, and a sweet and rich pumpkin and garlic aioli.



  1. Prepare the Pumpkin Mayonnaise

    • Combine all ingredients and whisk until smooth. Reserve refrigerated.
  2. Prepare the Maple Bacon

    • Combine maple syrup and black pepper.
    • Place turkey bacon on a wire baking rack over a parchment lined sheet pan and bake in a 180°C oven for approximately 8 minutes or until beginning to crisp.
    • Remove from oven and brush with maple and pepper mixture, and continue to bake for another 6-8 minutes until crispy and caramelized. Hold hot for service.
  3. Prepare Wilted Endive

    • Pick the leaves from the endive, removing the thick, woody bases, yielding approximately 10 leaves per head.
    • Lightly sauté in olive oil until beginning to wilt and add the vinegar to briefly steam.
    • Season to taste with salt, drain any excess liquid, and reserve refrigerated.
  4. Prepare Seasoned Turkey Patties

    • Combine all ingredients and mix well to incorporate. Form into 10 patties. Reserve refrigerated.


  5. Prepare Burger

    • Grill the turkey patties to 75C.
    • To assemble, spread 15 mlPumpkin Mayonnaise on each side of the bun, then add grilled Seasoned Turkey Patty and herbed goat cheese.
    • Top with two slices of Maple Bacon and 3-4 leaves of the Wilted Endive, depending on size. Serve.


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