Southwestern Turkey Burgers with Guacamole and Spicy Mayo

Southwestern Turkey Burgers with Guacamole and Spicy Mayo

•1.25lb ground turkey
•¼ cup finely diced onion
•2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, diced
•2 teaspoons ground cumin
•1 garlic clove, minced
•1 egg
•salt & pepper

Guacamole:
•2 avocados
•juice of one lime
•½ teaspoon salt

Spicy Mayo:
•2 roasted piquillo peppers
•1 small chipotle peppers (from a can of chipotle peppers in adobe sauce)
•½ cup mayo
•1 tablespoon lime juice
•Roma Tomato, sliced
•Red Leaf Lettuce
•4 whole wheat buns

1.Heat grill to medium high heat, about 400 degrees.
2.To a food processor add, piquillo peppers, chipotle pepper, mayo, and lime juice. Blend until smooth and peppers are finely chopped. Set aside.
3.In a small bowl add avocado, lime juice, and salt. Using a fork, gently smash the avocado – be careful not to over smash you want it to be somewhat chunky. Set aside.
4.In a large bowl add ground turkey, diced onion, fresh cilantro, ground cumin, garlic cloves, egg, salt and pepper. Using your hands mix so everything is combined.
5.Form ground turkey mixture into four equal patties.
6.Place turkey burgers on grill, and grill for 4-5 minutes per side. (DO NOT push the burger with your spatula is pushes all the juices out) Remove from grill and let sit.
7.Place whole wheat buns on grill and toast for 1 minute. Remove from grill.
8.Assemble burger – bottom bun, lettuce, burger, tomato, guacamole, spicy mayo slathered onto top bun.
9.Devour!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s