Go Back
Turkey Patties

Turkey Patties with Cilantro and Basil Sauce

Erica Dinho
5 from 16 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste
  • ½ cup grated onion
  • Olive oil to cook the patties
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon white vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup packed fresh basil leaves
  • ¼ cup packed fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove


  • In a large bowl, combine the turkey, bread crumbs, cilantro, cumin, paprika, salt, pepper, egg and the onion. Using your hands, mix together the ingredients until evenly distributed.
  • Divide the mixture into equal portions and form each into a patty.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Cook the patties, turning once, until opaque throughout, about 6 minutes per side.
  • Serve the patties with the cilantro-basil sauce on the side.
  • To make the sauce: In a food processor, combine all the ingredients. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasonings with salt and pepper.
Keyword turkey recipes
Have you Tried this Recipe? Tag me Today!Mention @mycolombianrecipes and tag #mycolombianrecipes!