Fajita Turkey Burger

Fajita Turkey Burger

Biggest Loser® Approved

Makes 5 servings 5
Prep time 20 minutes PTM
Total time Less than 1 hour PTM
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Nutritional Information

Calories 260 Fat 7g
Protein 29g Cholesterol 60mg
Carbohydrates 23g Sodium 410mg
Fiber 4g Saturated Fat 3.5g
Sugars 5g


½ teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 teaspoon paprika

salt and freshly ground pepper, if desired

1 (16-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

¼ cup salsa, drained

¾ cup cilantro, divided

2 onions, sliced

1 green bell pepper, sliced

1 red bell pepper, sliced

WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® classic or spicy dip, if desired

WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® salsa, if desired

5 reduced-calorie hamburger buns, split

⅓ cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese


In small bowl, combine cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, red pepper flakes, paprika and salt and pepper, if desired.

Mix ground turkey, half of spice mixture, drained salsa, and ½ cup cilantro; form into 5 (½-inch thick) patties. Lightly spray patties with cooking spray. Place patties in skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 17 to 19 minutes, turning occasionally. Always cook to well done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.

Meanwhile, coat large skillet with cooking spray. Cook onions, bell peppers and remaining spice mixture over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in remaining ¼ cup cilantro.

To assemble burgers, spread guacamole and salsa, if desired, on buns. Place burgers, cheese and vegetable mixture on buns.

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey.

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