Chef Rebecca's Buffalo Turkey Juicy Lucy


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Chef Rebecca's Buffalo Turkey Juicy Lucy

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Burger stuffed with oozing cheese and topped with fresh vegetable tricolored slaw

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    Inspired by Minnesota's famous Juicy Lucy, this version of the cheese-stuffed burger gets a buffalo-wing spin as well, complete with hot sauce and crumbles of blue cheese. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    3 c. Hy-Vee shredded coleslaw mix
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee bacon ranch dressing
    2 lbs. 85%-lean ground turkey
    ½ c. red onion, finely chopped
    4 slice(s) Hy-Vee Havarti cheese
    Hy-Vee kosher sea salt, to taste
    Hy-Vee black pepper, to taste
    ½ c. Hy-Vee Hickory House Big Bad Buffalo Tangy Buffalo Wing Sauce
    4 Hy-Vee Bakery sesame buns, split
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee mayonnaise
    4 tsp. Hy-Vee Dijon mustard
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee crumbled blue cheese

    Things To Grab

    • Charcoal or gas grill
    • Small bowl
    • Large bowl
    • Silicone pastry brush
    • Meat thermometer


    1. Prepare a charcoal or gas grill for direct cooking over medium heat.

    2. In a small bowl, combine coleslaw mix and ranch dressing. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.

    3. In a large bowl, combine ground turkey and red onion. Shape into eight 1/3-inch-thick patties, about 4 ounces each. Place a slice of cheese on four patties. Top with remaining patties; pinch edges to seal. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

    4. Grill patties for 12 to 14 minutes or until internal temperature of patties reaches 165 degrees, turning once halfway through and brushing with Buffalo wing sauce. During the last 2 minutes of grilling, place buns, cut sides down, on grill directly over heat to lightly toast. Remove burgers and buns.
    5. Spread bun bottoms with mayonnaise and mustard. Layer with meat patties, coleslaw mixture and blue cheese. Top with sesame bun tops. Let burgers stand for 2 minutes before eating; the cheese inside is hot.

    Nutrition facts


    900 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 62g
    • Cholesterol: 220mg
    • Sodium: 1860mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 38g
    • Protein: 51g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 25%
    Vitamin C 35%
    Iron 25%
    Calcium 35%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Summer 2016.