Usually, when I think of burgers, my mind goes to beef. Not this time. These juicy patties are the perfect combination of pork brats, turkey, and apple to sink your teeth into.

Apple-Brat Burgers, yeah, they're that good. If you haven't tried slaw on a burger yet, you're missing out.

There I was, staring down the dinner table with nothing prepped. Not a single thing ringing my bell or a craving to be had. Inspiration was nowhere in sight. Lucky for me, there was a little of this, and a little of that looking for some love in the fridge. And from those scraps, this epic Apple-Brat Burger Recipe for two were born. I knew there was a reason those brats were there.

Grab some slaw. Let’s go.

This apple coleslaw on top of a turkey/pork bun is the best thing you've tried all day!

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Apple-Brat Burgers

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Apple-Brat Burgers for Two | Kita Roberts


  • 1 egg white lightly beaten
  • 2 tbs dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tbs unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tbs onion minced
  • 1/4 teas ground sage
  • 1/4 teas ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teas freshly grated nutmeg
  • 4 oz ground pork brats
  • 4 oz ground turkey
  • 2 hamburger buns
  • 1/4 cup fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 1 teas cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup shredded green apple
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/4 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 tbs raisins
  • salt and pepper


  • Whisk the Greek yogurt with the cider vinegar, green apple, carrot, red cabbage, and raisins. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and chill for 2 hours.
  • In a large bowl, combine the egg white, bread crumbs, applesauce, onion, sage, pepper, nutmeg, brats, and ground turkey. Mix with your hands to combine. Shape into 2 large patties.
  • Preheat your grill to medium heat and clean grate.
  • Grill the patties, 14 to 18 minutes until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F, flipping once, halfway through cook time.
  • Top with creamy slaw and serve on toasted buns.


BHG Special Interest Magazine Cooking for 2 2014
Author: Kita Roberts

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  1. Why is it when I’m in the same position as you we end up having cereal for dinner and you end up with that wonderfulness?

  2. Dang it all I just used up all my pork yesterday! Otherwise I’d have everything but the slaw. Next time… these look delicious. I love applesauce in my burgers.

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