Tasty turkey cranberry patties

turkey and cranberry patties
Dig into these delicious turkey patties!

With festive season upon us, this is the perfect recipe to have up your sleeve for a little extra Christmas cheer. 

This tasty recipe uses minced turkey and leftover cranberry sauce to create a healthy and delicious meal that’s ready in less than 30 minutes. The ingredients are simple, but the flavours are huge, with plenty of fresh parsley, garlic and red onion packing a punch. 

You can enjoy the patties on their own or with a side of leftover roasted veggies. Yum! 


  • 500g turkey mince
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp cranberry sauce
  • 1 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Plain flour


  1. In a bowl, mix mince, onion, breadcrumbs, cranberry sauce, parsley, egg and garlic. 
  2. Form into eight even-sized patties. Chill for 15 minutes. 
  3. Heat oil in frying pan on medium heat. 
  4. Dust patties in a plain flour, shaking off excess. 
  5. Fry for five minutes, each side. 
  6. Drain on paper towels and serve!

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