Turkey burger lovers, rejoice!
People who think they don’t like turkey burgers have another thing coming. I guess if you don’t eat meat, I’ll give you a break this time.
This burger is just so juicy, and it’s super flavorful from the cumin and a little “bite” from the sliced jalapeño topping.
Every time I cook a turkey burger to perfection and it’s dripping with juice and bursting with flavor, I forget how much I love them. Until that first bite, then I’m like…
Welcome back my precious turkey burger!
Bill makes a mean turkey burger himself. I still find myself thinking about his Thai Turkey Burgers with Cucumber Pepper Relish and Spicy Mayo. His spicy mayo recipe is pure and utter heaven.
Ok, back to the point… make this!
- 1 pound 93% lean ground turkey
- ½ cup cilantro, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
- ½ teaspoon cumin
- ½ teaspoon granulated garlic
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
- ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper
- ½ teaspoon canola oil
- 4 slices pepper jack cheese
- 1 avocado, thinly sliced
- 4 slices tomato
- 12 jalapeño slices, optional
- 4 whole wheat hamburger buns
- In a large bowl mix together turkey, cilantro, garlic, Worcestershire, paprika, cumin, granulated garlic, onion powder, salt, and pepper, until combined. Form into 4 patties.
- Heat a large non-stick skillet to medium-high heat; coat with the oil. Add burgers and cook for about 4 minutes on each side, or until cooked to 170 degrees and no longer pink in the center. Place cheese slices on top of burgers and cover or tent with aluminum foil to melt cheese.
- Place burgers on buns and top with avocado slices (1/4 of the avocado per person), jalapeño (if using), and tomatoes.
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