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Recipes

Fajita Turkey Burgers

Cook Time
20 minutes
Serves
4
Calories
340
Protein
29g
Total Fat
10g
Saturated Fat
2.5g
Carbohydrates
34g
Dietary Fiber
6g

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup tomatillo salsa
  • 2 tbsp avocado, chopped
  • 1 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 1/2 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tsp fuego spice
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 egg white
  • 4 hamburger buns

Preparation

  1. Combine 1/4 cup of tomatillo salsa, 2 tablespoons of chopped avocado, and 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro. Set aside. 
  2. Place 2 slices of whole wheat bread in a food processor, and pulse 10 times.
  3. Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, and coat pan with cooking spray.
  4. Add 1/2 cup of chopped onions and 1 cup of chopped red bell peppers. Saute for 5 minutes until tender.
  5. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon of fuego spice and 1/8 teaspoon of salt. Set aside to cool.
  6. Combine 1 cup of breadcrumbs, onion mixture with 1 1/2 teaspoons of fuego spice, 1/8 teaspoon of salt, 1 tablespoon of tomato paste, 1 pound of ground turkey, and 1 egg white in a large bowl. 
  7. Knead mixture thoroughly.
  8. Dampen your hands, and divide turkey mixture into four equal portions. Shape each into a 3/4-inch thick patty. 
  9. Heat pan over medium heat and spray with cooking spray.
  10. Add patties, and cook for 4 minutes on each side or until done.
  11. Place 1 patty on bottom half of each bun. 
  12. Top each serving with 1 1/2 teaspoons of the salsa mixture and the remaining buns.

Tags: Dinner, Cooking, Recipes, Food, Lunch

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