Eating healthy does not need to be a grim experience!
Spice up your turkey-burger-filled life with this recipe from Tasty. It's the Southwestern-Style Turkey Burger.
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1 pound ground turkey
â…“ cup red onion, minced
1 jalapeño pepper, minced
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1½ teaspoons cumin
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
2 tablespoons vegetable oil (for cooking)
Sesame seed bun
Pepper Jack cheese
½ cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons canned chilies in adobo
½ lime, juiced
Place turkey, onion, jalapeño, and spices together in a large bowl and mix together until all the ingredients are incorporated.
Lightly wet your hands and use them to shape 4 circular patties about 4 inches in diameter.
Heat up about 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat.
Cook burgers for 2 minutes on the first side, then flip, lower heat to low, and cook them for an additional 5-6 minutes. NOTE: the turkey burgers must be cooked through. Use a meat thermometer to check each pattie for an internal temperature of at least 165ËšF before removing from pan.
Assemble the burgers as desired with bun, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and preferred condiments.