Mexican Turkey Burgers

Mexican Turkey Burgers

These juicy turkey burgers are a summer treat with jalapeños, black olives, lime juice and mexican spices. Try this healthy recipe for a yummy lunch or dinner. Recipe provided by the California Olive Committee.

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  • 4 servings


  • 1 1/4 pounds turkey, ground

  • 3/4 cup Lindsay Sliced Black Ripe Olives

  • 1/3 cup green onions, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons minced sliced jalapeño peppers

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin, toasted

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage

  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt

  • 4 (2.5 ounce) onion rolls, split and toasted

  • 4 ounce avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced

  • 1/2 cup prepared salsa, (optional)

Cooking Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey, 1/2 cup olives, green onions, jalapenos and garlic. Season with lime juice, chili powder, cumin, sage and salt and mix thoroughly. Divide mixture into fourths and shape into patties.

  2. Grill turkey burgers over medium-high heat for 4-5 minute on each side until cooked through.

  3. Place each cooked burger on the bottom half of a toasted onion roll.

  4. Garnish with 2-3 slices of avocado, 2 tablespoons salsa and 1 tablespoon sliced olives, if desired. Add top half of bun just before serving.