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Southwestern Turkey Burger

No one wants to eat a dry boring turkey burger! Spice it up with this recipe that uses roasted red pepper and cilantro to add an extra kick. Topped with mashed avocado and spices, a little bit of tomato, and then wrapped in lettuce, we have ourselves a bbq winner right here!

Ingredients

  • 1lb ground turkey
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • juice from one lime

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Instructions

  1. Mix ground turkey with remaining ingredients and form into four round patties.
  2. Grill, cook on skillet, or freeze (for up to three months) until ready to use.
  3. For skillet; add a bit of olive to pan to ensure burger does not stick.
  4. Cook burger over medium heat for five minutes, and then flip it and cook for another five minutes until the internal temperature reads 165° and the meat is no longer pink.
  5. Sub lettuce for a bun and top with favorite likes avocado, tomatoes, onions or sauces of choice.