Mexican Turkey Burgers for Diabetics

Mexican Turkey Burgers for Diabetics

Recipe provided by California Olive Committee.

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  • 4 servings


  • 1 pound turkey, ground

  • 3/4 cup Lindsay® Sliced California Ripe Olives

  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions

  • 2 tablespoons minced Lindsay® Sliced Jalapeno Peppers

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt

  • 2 1/2 teaspoons chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin, toasted

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage

  • 4 (2.5 oz.) 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. Garnish with 2-3 slices of avocado, 2 tablespoons salsa and 1 tablespoon sliced olives, if desired. Cover with top half of bun just before serving.

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