Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and it’s finally here! Weather permitting, we’re all looking forward to three solid days of friends, food, and outdoor fun. And what better way to mark the occasion than with the most beloved of summer traditions: the cookout?
Around the pool, in the park, after the parade…there’s nothing like a cool beverage and a hot grill to celebrate the good old summertime. Especially when you’ve got Sargento® Ultra Thin® Cheese Slices as your secret weapon to barbecue bliss.
Real Cheese People™ have 45 reasons to love 45 calories in each Sargento® Ultra Thin® Cheese slice. They’re cut from 100% real, natural cheese—just sliced thinner so you can do nutritious in the most ultra-delicious way. From mellow, nutty Swiss to creamy, zesty Pepper Jack, the nine melt-in-your-mouth varieties look delicate and dainty, but they taste anything but. With all of the flavor and none of the compromise, they’re the slice of summer you’ve been waiting for. So go ahead and enjoy!
Take a closer look at reason #21 to love Sargento® Ultra Thin® Cheese Slices. Learn how to make a turkey burger (and your guests) swoon this weekend by checking out the quick video and recipe below.
TURKEY CHEESEBURGERS WITH PICKLED PEPPERS, ONIONS & CUCUMBERS
½ cup cider vinegar
½ cup water
2 tsp sugar
¾ cup each thinly sliced red, yellow, and green bell pepper rings
½ cup thinly sliced English cucumber
½ cup thinly sliced onion
3 Tbsp chopped fresh dill, divided
1 pound 93% lean ground turkey
⅜ tsp kosher salt
½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 slices Sargento® Ultra Thin® Colby-Jack Cheese
¼ cup canola mayonnaise
4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
- Bring vinegar, ½ cup water, and sugar to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Place bell peppers, cucumber, onion, and 2 Tbsp dill in a large bowl; pour hot vinegar mixture over vegetables. Let stand 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain.
- Combine remaining 1 Tbsp dill, turkey, salt, and pepper. Shape turkey mixture into 4 patties. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Add patties to pan; cook 3 minutes. Turn patties over; cook 2½ minutes. Top patties with cheese; cook 1½ minutes or until desired degree of doneness.
- Spread mayonnaise over bottom halves of buns. Top with patties. Divide vegetable mixture over patties; top with top halves of buns.