Spicy Mustard & Sweet Potato Turkey Burgers

by Erin

It’s burger month! Crank up your turkey burgers with spicy mustard and sweet potato, served with spicy mustard-mayo and a pretzel roll.

Burger Month

It’s burger month! A month-long celebration of all things burger hosted by Kita (Pass the Sushi & Girl Carnivore) and joined by 30 other bloggers including myself. Every day this month each one of us is sharing a different burger recipe and to make the deal even more delicious we’re hosting a giveaway with prizes to help get your burger on. Just use the Rafflecopter widget located at the bottom of this post.

My burger is actually a turkey burger. A turkey burger mixed with sweet potato and smokey chipotle mustard, topped with a smokey chipotle mustard-mayo, and served on a pretzel bun. While I was at it I marinaded some zucchini and yellow squash in a mixture of olive oil and the same spicy mustard to grill along with the burgers. You may be thinking that mustard in every component is over-kill but I assure you it is not. The mustard added a different kick of flavor to each part. Why not slather the mustard on the burger bun too while you’re at it?

Spicy Mustard & Sweet Potato Turkey  x

Thanks for chcking out my burger for #burgermonth and an ever bigger thanks to all of the awesome bloggers contributing to this month month burger-fest and of course the fabulous companies that have donated prizes, El Diablo Hot & Spicy Mustard, FireWire Grilling Skewers, Hamilton Beach, KitchenIQ, The Spice House, and Wisconsin Cheese

Take a look a other creations I’ve made for #BurgerMonth including: The Pepper Burger (2021), Blueberry Cinnamon Roll Turkey Burgers (2020), Chimichurri Burgers (2019), Sushi Burger (2018), Patacon Burgers (2017), and Hard Root Beer Burgers with Blue Cheese and Crispy Onions (2016).

One year ago: Breakfast Crème Brulee

Three years ago: Mixed Fruit Crumble

SPICY MUSTARD & SWEET POTATO TURKEY BURGERS

Serves 4

Ingredients:

SAUCE

1/2 cup mayonnaise or plain Greek yogurt

2 Tbsp El Diablo Hot & Spicy Smokey Chipotle Mustard

1 tsp honey

BURGERS

1 lb. ground turkey breast

1/2 lb. sweet potato, cooked and mashed

1/4 cup bread crumbs

1 egg, lightly beaten

2 Tbsp El Diablo Hot & Spicy Smokey Chipotle Mustard

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp ground black pepper

4 pretzel hamburger buns

Favorite toppings

Directions:

  1. Set up grill for direct cooking over medium heat. Oil grate when ready to start cooking.
  2. In a small bowl, stir to combine mayonnaise, mustard, and honey; set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together ground turkey, sweet potato, bread crumbs, egg, mustard, salt and pepper. Shape into 4 patties.
  4. Place burgers on hot grill for 5 to 6 minutes per side or until done. Serve on buns with a dollop of spicy mustard-mayo sauce.

Source: The Spiffy Cookie original

Disclosure: I was provided with complimentary product from El Diablo Mustards. I was not otherwise compensated for this post. All thoughts an opinions are my own. Giveaway provided by #burgermonth sponsors.
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Amy Conyers August 9, 2014 - 6:54 am

Tried these finally, saved the recipe! They were a hit!!! Thanks for sharing!

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Valentina | The Baking Fairy July 20, 2014 - 11:20 pm

My best burger creation has been a beef burger with pepperjack cheese, avocado, caramelized onions, and sauteed mushrooms. Plus all the regular fixings like lettuce and tomatoes. It was huge but SO delicious!

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Kaylin @ Enticing Healthy Eating July 20, 2014 - 11:15 pm

Blueberry venison burgers!

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mysweetiepiepie July 20, 2014 - 1:20 pm

My epic burger creation is a burger BLT burger with aged Cheddar cheese, lettuce & tomatoes provided by our veggie garden.

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Dallas Speicher July 18, 2014 - 6:17 pm

I think in honor of the turkey/sweet potato/Thanksgiving link I’d probably add a cranberry/mustard chutney as a topping. I’m going to pin your recipe and put it into this month’s menu plan. My family are die-hard mustard fans and this will undoubtedly be a new favorite.

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spiffycookie July 19, 2014 - 7:04 am

Oh good idea, let me know how it turns out!

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kita July 15, 2014 - 10:33 am

LOVE the sound of the smokey chipotle mustard-mayo…. yeah, that could be a dangerous condiment right there. And the sweet potato goes perfect with the turkey burger. Digging it! :D Thanks for joining in on Burger Month!

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charlene July 14, 2014 - 11:57 am

Italiano Burger: Fresh moz, basil, sundried tomatoes, hot peppers!

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Colleen (Souffle Bombay) July 14, 2014 - 11:48 am

You know I add sweet potatoes to meatloaf but never thought to do it to a burger! Smartypants!! Love it!

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Erin @ Dinners, Dishes and Desserts July 9, 2014 - 10:10 am

I am loving turkey burgers lately. What a great idea to actually put the sweet potatoes in with the meat!

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Lauren at Keep It Sweet July 9, 2014 - 7:36 am

I love the idea of mixing sweet potato into the turkey burger, I bet it had amazing flavor!

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Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction July 8, 2014 - 2:08 pm

Love that you added the sweet potato right into the burgers! These sound great!

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Joanne July 8, 2014 - 7:53 am

I would have never thought to combine these flavors or to mix sweet potato into the burgers themselves…genius!

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Amy Conyers July 8, 2014 - 2:59 am

I am not a fan of veggies, so I blended up some peas, carrots and green peppers and mixed them in with my ground beef, shaping into patties and grilled them! My son and i both loved them, and I didn’t have to feel as guilty about eating greasy burgers!

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shaunie July 8, 2014 - 12:20 am

Turkey burgers topped with horseradish and bacon

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Leslie July 7, 2014 - 6:52 pm

We made burgers stuffed with blue cheese and topped with bacon and tomatoes.

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Camilla @ Culinary Adventures July 7, 2014 - 3:03 pm

I used two of the El Diablo mustards in my burger. It’s coming up tomorrow! Yours looks fabulous. I love that you added sweet potato to the burger.

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Kellie July 7, 2014 - 1:28 pm

I love turkey burgers! This combination sounds great. I enjoy making italian turkey burgers with a marinara sauce and topped with provolone cheese.

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Michelle M July 7, 2014 - 11:18 am

My epic burger creation is a burger stuffed with caramelized onions, bacon and extra sharp cheddar cheese. Top it with some chipotle mayo and put it on a toasted ciabatta bun and that is just plain delicious!

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Christiane ~ Taking On Magazines July 7, 2014 - 11:11 am

Wow, Erin. You did turkey and sweet potatoes proud. I love that you used the combination in the burger and then topped it with that amazing mustard. It looks delicious.

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Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) July 7, 2014 - 8:44 am

WOW! Anything that is a celebration of the burger is fantastic in my book!

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