Southwest Turkey Burgers

This Southwest Turkey Burgers recipe is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy a classic burger. It is packed with flavor from the combination of the spices, jalapeno, and cilantro. The lean turkey is a great source of protein and the addition of black beans adds fiber and extra flavor. The burgers are easy to make and can be cooked on the stovetop, in the oven, or on the grill. Serve them with your favorite toppings and enjoy a delicious meal that is sure to please.

Timing For Southwest Turkey Burgers

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4

Yield: 4 burgers

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Ingredients

-1 lb. ground turkey

-1/4 cup diced red onion

-1/4 cup diced red bell pepper

-1/4 cup diced jalapeno pepper

-1/4 cup diced green bell pepper

-1/4 cup diced celery

-2 cloves garlic, minced

-1 teaspoon chili powder

-1 teaspoon cumin

-1 teaspoon smoked paprika

-1 teaspoon oregano

-1 teaspoon salt

-1/2 teaspoon black pepper

-1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

-1/4 cup breadcrumbs

-2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

1. Gather the ingredients.

Gathering the ingredients for Southwest Turkey Burgers is the first step in making this delicious meal. You will need 1 pound of ground turkey, 1 teaspoon of chili powder, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon of onion powder, 1 teaspoon of cumin, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of pepper, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and 4 hamburger buns. Once you have all the ingredients, you are ready to start making the burgers.

2. In a large bowl, mix together all of them.

In a large bowl, mix together the ground turkey, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Once the ingredients are combined, form the mixture into four equal-sized patties. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add a tablespoon of oil.

3. Form the mixture into four equal-sized patties.

Mix the ingredients together until they are evenly distributed. Once the ingredients are mixed, form the mixture into four equal-sized patties. To do this, divide the mixture into four equal parts and shape each part into a patty with your hands. Make sure the patties are the same size and thickness so they cook evenly.

4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil.

To make Southwest Turkey Burgers, begin by heating a large skillet over medium-high heat and adding the olive oil. Once the oil is hot, add the onion and bell pepper and sauté until the vegetables are tender and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Next, add the garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and salt and cook for an additional minute. Add the ground turkey and cook until the turkey is cooked through, about 8 minutes.

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5. Place the patties in the skillet and cook for about 5 minutes per side.

Place the patties in the skillet and cook for about 5 minutes per side, or until the burgers are cooked through. Once the burgers are cooked through, top each patty with a slice of cheese and let it melt. Place the patties on a toasted bun and top with lettuce, tomato, and your favorite condiments.

6. Toast the hamburger buns in the skillet for 1-2 minutes.

Toast the hamburger buns in the skillet for 1-2 minutes to give the Southwest Turkey Burgers a nice crunchy texture. Start by heating a skillet over medium heat. Place the hamburger buns cut side down in the skillet and let them toast for 1-2 minutes until they are golden brown.

7. Serve the burgers on the toasted buns with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

Once the burgers are cooked, remove them from the skillet and set aside. Toast the buns in the same skillet until they are lightly browned. Place the burgers on the toasted buns and top with your favorite toppings such as lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, avocado, and salsa. Serve the burgers with your favorite sides such as French fries, potato salad, or coleslaw. Enjoy your Southwest Turkey Burgers!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

Serving Size: 1 burger

Calories: 220

Total Fat: 8g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 70mg

Sodium: 270mg

Total Carbohydrate: 2g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Sugars: 0g

Protein: 28g

Southwest Turkey Burger Recipe

Special Tips

    1. Use lean ground turkey to keep the burgers low in fat.
    2. Grill the burgers over medium-high heat to ensure they are cooked through.
    3. Add some diced jalapenos to the burgers for a spicy kick.
    4. Serve the burgers on a whole-wheat bun for a healthier option.
    5. Top the burgers with sliced avocado for an extra layer of flavor.

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