Southwest Pesto Turkey Burgers

Southwest Pesto Turkey Burgers

Avocado? Salsa? PEPPER JACK CHEESE? These are the makings of an epic burger. The addition of cilantro pesto cinches it. Get ready for a tasty southwestern weeknight dinner that’s ready in under 30 minutes.

Makes 4 servings 4
Prep time Under 15 minutes PTM
Total time Under 30 minutes PTM
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Nutritional Information

Calories 450 Fat 19g
Protein 36g Cholesterol 95mg
Carbohydrates 34g Sodium 900mg
Fiber 1g Saturated Fat 6g
Sugars 4g


1 (19-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Seasoned Turkey Burger Patties

4 slices pepper jack cheese

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

1 tablespoon prepared cilantro pesto

4 Kaiser rolls, split

1 ripe avocado, peeled and sliced

4 tablespoons CHI-CHI'S® salsa, divided


STEP 1: Cook turkey patties as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer. Add cheese to patties during last minute of cooking.

STEP 2: While patties are cooking, combine mayonnaise and cilantro pesto in small bowl. Mix well. Top cooked patties with mayonnaise mixture. Serve on rolls with avocado and salsa.

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey.

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