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Paleo Butternut Squash & Bacon Turkey BurgerFit Patties
It’s BurgerFit Friday sponsored by Koops’ Mustard! On Friday’s, BurgerFit CEO Alane Boyd gets creative with BurgerFit burgers and Koops’ Mustard! Alane uses ingredients from her home to create this delicious Paleo Butternut Squash & Bacon Turkey BurgerFit Patties recipe with Spicy Brown Koops’ mustard!
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The perfect way to use holiday leftovers
These gluten-free, dairy-free, Whole30, Paleo Butternut Squash & Bacon Turkey BurgerFit Patties are absolutely the perfect way to use those Thanksgiving and holiday leftovers! I used to freeze so much of the leftover turkey because we got sick of eating it before it was all gone but not with these BurgerFit patties! They are so delicious!
These remind me of the fried chicken patties I use to eat as a kid or the vegan ones that my husband and I were obsessed with when we first started dating. My 5-year-old son wouldn’t stop talking about how good they were! He had no idea he was eating butternut squash, and loving it. They are that good! You can serve them a number of different ways — a sandwich, over a salad, by itself with other veggies and sides. My favorite is over a salad with a drizzle of Arizona Heat Koops’ Mustard over it and my Keto Beet Kraut.
When I cook these patties in the skillet, I usually use leftover bacon fat from cooking the bacon but you can easily use any cooking fat that you prefer to cook with: coconut oil, avocado oil, rendered lard, tallow, etc.
Even though I used the Koops’ Spicy Brown Mustard, you can use almost any of the Koops’ Mustards! Some other ones that I think would be great in this recipe are:
“Holy shit. I know I say this all the time BUT, this is my new favorite thing to eat!” -Micah
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BurgerFit Turkey Patties
- In the food processor, add 2 tbsp of cooking fat and leave the other 2 for cooking the patties. Use the pulse button to chop and blend the ingredients without making it a puree.
- Heat skillet on medium heat and add cooking fat.
- Form into 4 equal patties and place patties on hot skillet.
- Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fully cooked and browned on both sides.
- This recipe also works great for substituting turkey with chicken.
- You can use any of your favorite cooking oils, like olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil, rendered lard, tallow, etc.
This recipe also works great for substituting turkey with chicken.
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Alane has kept her 40 lb weight loss off since 2013, and created BurgerFit and Cooking with My Friends as a way to get her family eating better. Her health journey started in 2012 after being diagnosed with high blood pressure and obesity. Frustrated and determined, Alane decided to make small, sustainable changes in her diet so that it would be maintainable for a lifetime. Now Alane maintains a healthy weight range and has incorporated quick and easy recipes that keep her picky family members eating better!
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