Santa Fe Turkey Burger

Santa Fe Turkey Burger

Fresh cilantro and grilled peppers make this turkey burger craveable.

20 min. prep time
4 sandwiches
000 Ratings


1 medium jalapeño pepper
1 medium red bell pepper
1 (20-ounce) package ground turkey
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
4 hamburger buns, sliced


Heat gas grill to medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

Place whole jalapeño and red bell pepper on grill. Cook, turning often, 8-10 minutes or until most of the skin is blackened. Cool 10 minutes. Remove stems and seeds of peppers. Slice jalapeno into 12 thin strips. Cut bell pepper into 8 pieces. Set aside.

Combine turkey, cumin, salt, pepper, garlic and cilantro in bowl. Shape mixture into 4 patties. Flatten each patty to 4 inches.

Place patties onto grill. Grill, turning once, 12-16 minutes or until internal temperature reaches at least 165°F and meat is no longer pink in center. Top each burger with 2 slices cheese. Continue grilling 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Place burgers onto bottom half of buns. Top each with 3 slices grilled jalapeño pepper and 2 slices grilled red bell pepper. Top with remaining half of buns.

Nutrition Facts (1 sandwich)

Calories: 490

Fat: 26g

Cholesterol: 140mg

Sodium: 980mg

Carbohydrates: 25g

Dietary Fiber: 2g

Protein: 39g

Recipe #16232©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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