Pesto Turkey Burgers with Baked Sweet Potato Fries

I had a few of my friends over for dinner on Sunday and made these delish pesto turkey burgers with baked sweet potato fries and of course, a big salad to get in my greens. It was really easy to make and although my friends may be a liiiiitle biased, I think it was a total hit!

Ingredients: (serves 5)

Turkey Burgers:

  • 2 lbs organic hormone free lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup Gotham Greens vegan pesto (regular pesto works great too!)
  • 1/2 cup Daiya Vegan shredded mozzarella cheese (or the real thing!)
  • KNOW better buns, toasted
  • 1 onion, chopped 
  1. In a bowl, mix the ground turkey, cheese, and pesto
  2. Form burger patties and heat the grill or grill pan
  3. Place the patties on the grill and let them cook for about 7 minutes on one side, 6 on the other
  4. While burgers are cooking, caramelize the onions in a saute pan with olive oil
  5. Toast the buns and serve!

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Nutmeg to taste
  • Sea salt to tsaste
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Chop sweet potatoes roughly into french fry shapes. Leave the skin on for extra fiber!
  2. Melt the coconut oil and in a bowl pour the coconut oil on the fries. Sprinkle the spices
  3. Spread evenly on a baking sheet and bake for about 45 minutes or until crispy


  • 2 heads of romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped purple cabbage
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 cup KNOW FOODS croutons
  • Drizzle of olive oil, red wine vinegar, and sea salt for dressing
  1. Chop all the veggies and place in a bowl. Add the croutons and raisins
  2. Drizzle dressing before serving and you are all done!!