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StirringThePot


StirringThePot
 
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Recipe Reviews 12 reviews
Indian Turkey Burgers With Lime, Cucumbers, and Chutney
These were entirely too tasty; I'm at risk of making a habit out of them. Hubby and I enjoyed these burgers thoroughly. I will try to make this recipe true to the letter next time, just for kicks. Had to make a couple of modifications due to lack of ingredients: subbed 2 Thai chilis for the jalapeno and subbed homemade habanero jelly for the chutney, adding mint and cilantro to it to approximate the flavor of mint chutney. Oh, and I had a brain toot, thinking the recipe called for a couple of tsp plain yogurt -- must have confused it with another. Therefore, the mixture couldn't support the entire 10 oz of spinach; it was just too wet. Know what, though? I think the addition of yogurt and the reduced amount of spinach worked out really well... a fortuitous mistake. LOL Thank you sooooooo much for sharing this recipe! It has earned a place in my KEEPERS folder.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jun. 14, 2011
Lentil and Sausage Soup
This was a hit with the entire family... a grand accomplishment in this household! I tried to make the recipe to the letter, but, alas, I can't make anything without tweaking it at least a little. Doubled the sausage and probably quintupled the garlic. Subbed dried rosemary for the thyme, even though I like thyme. Hey - was in the mood for rosemary. Sliced the carrots into coins, rather than shred my knuckles, LOL. Since I always use chicken soup base paste, rather than canned broth, I'm not sure if my broth measurements were precise. Just winged-it. Still turned out to be a lovely meal; I don't miss Carrabba's sausage and lentil soup at all, anymore! We grown-folks added some heat to our bowls, but the soup really didn't need it. One of the few dishes we actually preferred without the hot stuff.... and that's saying something.

9 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Jan. 20, 2011
The Twenty Dollar Burger
I keep finding myself coming back to this recipe when making hamburgers. The one ingredient I consistently don't have on hand, however, is horseradish... yet the burgers are still delicious. When short on other ingredients, I have made substitutions with success. For instance, sour cream is an acceptable sub for yogurt, 1 tsp dried subs for 1Tb fresh parsley, and chipotle powder -or you can grind dried chipotles - with a splash of vinager works if you don't have chipotle hot sauce. I didn't have low-sodium soy sauce; so I used regular and cut back on the salt. As long as you keep close to the essential flavors of the recipe's ingredients, it's a real winner. And although I normally DO put bleu cheese on hamburgers, I think these are better without it. Hubby and I hate to overpower these burgers' flavor.

4 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 21, 2010
 
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