Salsa Turkey Burgers Recipe

Simply Salsa Mix adds the awesome to everything, including turkey burgers. It's like a combo of burger and taco night!
  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 15 minutes
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  • Servings: 6 servings OR 4 servings + 2 leftover servings

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  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1½ pounds lean ground turkey
  • ½ cup plain panko bread crumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 hamburger buns, toasted
  • Lettuce, tomato slices, onion slices

cooking methods

  • Stovetop


  1. In small bowl, combine avocado, mayonnaise and 1-2 tablespoons Simply Salsa Mix; smash and mix to desired consistency. Salt and pepper as desired. Set aside.
  2. In large microwave-safe bowl, combine remaining 1-2 tablespoons Simply Salsa Mix and water. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds. Let stand 5 minutes. Add turkey, bread crumbs and egg to large bowl with salsa mixture; stir to combine. Form into 6 patties.
  3. In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add patties. Pan-fry turning occasionally, until internal temperature reaches 165°F on an instant-read food thermometer, about 8-10 minutes.
  4. Place on toasted buns. Top with avocado mayonnaise, lettuce, tomatoes and onions.

Makes 6 servings OR 4 servings + 2 leftover servings. Serve with Garlic Pepper Roasted Potatoes.

Make ahead & freeze: Prepare step 1 ingredients, except mayonnaise, in a quart freezer bag. Prepare step 2 and place patties between sheets of wax paper in a gallon freezer bag. Place both bags in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Stir mayonnaise into avocado mixture. Continue with step 3.

For leftovers Salsa Turkey Burritos recipe: Place 2 burgers in a storage container. Refrigerate up to 2 days.

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Date published: 2017-04-25
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