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Fajita Turkey Burger

Fajita Turkey Burger

Here’s a fajita recipe with all of the sizzle and none of the guilt. Spicy, cumin-infused patties topped with sautéed bell peppers and guacamole. YUM!

 
 

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servings Makes 5 servings 5
preparation time PREP 20 minutes
total time TOTAL Less than 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 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
  • salsa, if desired
  • 5 reduced-calorie hamburger buns, split
  • ⅓ cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  1. In small bowl, combine cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, red pepper flakes, paprika and salt and pepper, if desired.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. To assemble burgers, spread guacamole and salsa, if desired, on buns. Place burgers, cheese and vegetable mixture on buns.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION

Per Serving

Calories260

Protein29g

Carbohydrates23g

Fiber4g

Sugars5g

Fat7g

Cholesterol60mg

Sodium410mg

Saturated Fat3.5g

MADE WITH

Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

Extra Lean Ground Turkey Breast

cooking temperature 165°F

Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Learn how to safely handle turkey

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