Turkey-Salsa Burgers Recipe

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CuisineMain Ingredient


 Ripe avocado1 , pitted and chopped
 Prepared salsa1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), well drained (about 1/2 cup after draining, plus 3/4 cup more)
 Sour cream1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (regular or non fat)
 Hot chili pepper1 Small, seeded and minced
 Ground turkey breast/Ground chicken breast1 Pound
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Freshly ground pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon
 Red onion slice4 , sliced 1/4-inch thick
 Hamburger buns4 , split and toasted on griddle (if desired)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1788 Calories from Fat 727

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g130.2%

Saturated Fat 15 g75.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 212.1 mg

Sodium 3993.8 mg166.4%

Total Carbohydrates 138 g46.1%

Dietary Fiber 19.5 g78%

Sugars 23.5 g

Protein 137 g274.1%

Vitamin A 25.8% Vitamin C 74.5%

Calcium 51.7% Iron 69.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


To make the salsa, in small bowl, combine the avocado, 1/4 cup prepared salsa, sour cream, and chili pepper; mix thoroughly, cover, and refrigerate until ready to serve.
To make the burgers, in a medium bowl, combine the ground turkey or chicken breast with the drained salsa, salt, and pepper.
Divide multure and shape into four burgers, each 1/2- to - inch thick.
Preheat griddle on the appropriate setting for 5 minutes; lightly grease with vegetable oil.
Cook burgers and onion slices 9 to 12 minutes, or until, the meat is cooked through but still juicy and the onions are tender and brown.
Turn after half the cooking time.
If desired, place buns on griddle during last 3 minutes of burger cooking time to toast.
To serve, top burgers with salsa and place in toasted buns.