Southwest Turkey Burgers

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb extra-lean ground turkey 500 g
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro 75 mL
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 60 mL
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp chili powder 5 mL
  • 1 tsp ground cumin 5 mL
  • 1/2 tsp salt 2 mL
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, combine turkey, cilantro, breadcrumbs, garlic, egg, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Moisten hands with cold water and shape turkey mixture into four 3/4–in. (2-cm) thick patties.

  • Step 2

    Preheat lightly oiled barbecue to medium-high. Place patties on grill; close lid and grill until cooked through, 4 to 6 min. per side.

  • Step 3

    Serve immediately with your favourite condiments and buns.

Tip

To amp up these burgers even more, serve them with homemade spicy mayonnaise: Stir together 1/3 cup (75 mL) light mayonnaise, 1 tbsp (15 mL) each lime zest and juice, and 1 tsp (5 mL) each chili powder and hot sauce.

Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description 1/4 of the recipe:
  • Calories 220
  • Fat 9 g
  • Saturated Fat 2 g
  • Carbs 6 g
  • Protein 26 g
  • Cholesterol 155 mg
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 440 mg