Turkey Burgers with Roasted Pepper and Avocado Salsa

Turkey Burgers with Roasted Pepper and Avocado Salsa

Serves 4

These turkey burgers are so hearty and full of flavor that they hardly need a bun. Instead, serve them solo on a bed of grilled veggies for a memorable outdoor summer dinner.

Ingredients: 
  • Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Salsa
  • 1 avocado, finely chopped
  • 1/2 pound roasted red peppers, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon or more finely chopped habanero pepper
  • Fine sea salt to taste
  • Turkey Burgers
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons dried bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
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Method: 

For the salsa, put avocado, red peppers, lime juice, basil, habanero peppers and salt into a bowl and toss to combine. Set aside.

For the burgers, preheat grill. Put turkey, eggs, bread crumbs, cheese, basil and pepper into a large bowl and mix together well. Shape turkey mixture into 4 patties, then grill, flipping once, until just cooked through. Serve turkey burgers topped with salsa.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:400 calories (200 from fat), 22g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 205mg cholesterol, 410mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 4g sugar), 30g protein
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