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    Southwestern-Style Turkey Burgers

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    Southwestern-Style Turkey Burgers

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    Servings: 4

    1 pound ground turkey

    ⅓ 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

    Shredded lettuce

    Sliced tomato

    Pepper Jack cheese


    Chipotle Mayo
    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 patty for an internal temperature of at least 165˚F before removing from pan.

    Assemble the burgers as desired with bun, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and preferred condiments.


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