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98% would make again

Spicy Southwestern-Style Turkey Burgers

by Jordan Kennafeatured in 6 Mouth-Watering Burger Recipes

Ingredients

for 4 burgers

Patties

  • 1 lb ground turkey (455 g)
  • ⅓ cup red onion (50 g), minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, for cooking

Toppings

  • sesame seed bun
  • shredded lettuce
  • sliced tomato
  • pepper jack cheese
  • avocado

Chipotle Mayo

  • ½ cup mayonnaise (115 g)
  • 2 tablespoons canned chilies in adobo
  • ½ lime, juiced

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 442
    Fat 37g
    Carbs 4g
    Fiber 1g
    Sugar 1g
    Protein 21g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Place turkey, onion, jalapeño, and spices together in a large bowl and mix together until all the ingredients are incorporated.
  2. Lightly wet your hands and use them to shape 4 circular patties about 4 inches (10 cm) in diameter.
  3. Heat up about 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat.
  4. Cook burgers for 2 minutes on the first side, then flip, lower heat to low, and cook them for an additional 5-6 minutes. Top with pepper jack cheese during the last minute.
  5. NOTE: The turkey burgers must be cooked through. Use a meat thermometer to check each patty for an internal temperature of at least 165˚F (75˚C) before removing from pan.
  6. Assemble the burgers as desired with bun, chipotle mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, avocado, and preferred condiments.
  7. Enjoy!