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Best Brunch Burgers

For lazy weekend mornings.


1 cup plain yogurt
2/3 cup of maple syrup
3 large granny smith apples
½ fresh lemon
1 ½ pounds of ground turkey
¼ cup thawed frozen orange juice concentrate
½ cup uncooked quick cook oatmeal
1/2 cup of yellow raisins
1 ½ teaspoon of salt
Vegetable oil, for brushing on the grill rack
12 frozen waffles


Preheat gas grill to medium-high, or prepare charcoal fire to medium-hot.

Mix 1 cup of plain yogurt with ¼ cup of the maple syrup. Set leftover syrup aside. Refrigerate mixture until final assembly.

Core 3 large granny smith apples and slice into ¼ inch slices, disposing of top and bottom slices. Place in a shallow dish and coat with juice of ½ lemon to prevent browning . Set aside.

To make patties, combine turkey, ¼ cup of thawed frozen orange juice concentrate, ½ cup quick cook oatmeal, ½ cup of yellow raisins, and salt. Form 6 equal sized patties.

Brush the grill rack with vegetable oil when grill is prepared. Place the patties on the oiled rack, cover and cook, 4 minutes before flipping. After flipping, add apple slices to grill. Recover Grill. After 4 minutes, turn apples over. Brush newly turned sides of the apples with left-over maple syrup. At this time, add frozen waffles on the outer edge of the uncovered grill and cook until bottom is golden toasted. Turn waffles over and repeat.

To assemble burgers, place one waffle on the plate and place a burger on top of that waffle. Drizzle burger with 1 tablespoons of yogurt mix. Follow with one slice of grilled granny smith apple. Top another waffle with 2 tablespoons of yogurt mix and place yogurt side down on top.