Avocado? Salsa? PEPPER JACK CHEESE? These are the makings of this epic Southwest Pesto Turkey Burger recipe. The addition of cilantro pesto cinches it. Get ready for a tasty southwestern weeknight dinner that’s ready in under 30 minutes.
(19-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Lean Seasoned Turkey Burger Patties
slices pepper jack cheese
tablespoon prepared cilantro pesto
Kaiser rolls, split
ripe avocado, peeled and sliced
tablespoons CHI-CHI'S® salsa, divided
Spray skillet with nonstick cooking spray or add 1 to 2 teaspoons of oil. Preheat skillet over medium heat.
Place burger patties in hot skillet. Cook approximately 15 to 17 minutes turning occasionally (2-3 times). Always cook to well-done, 165°F. as measured by a meat thermometer. Add cheese to patties during last minute of cooking.
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.