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Southwestern Turkey Burgers

Turkey burgers with southwestern spices, jalapenos, red onions, and topped with Pepper Jack cheese and guacamole!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time27 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burger recipe, grilling, turkey burger
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 222kcal
Author: Taylor


  • 1 1/4 lbs ground turkey
  • 1/2 jalapeno finely diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion finely diced
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 4 slices pepper jack cheese
  • guacamole, for topping


  • In a bowl, combine the turkey, jalapeno, red onion, chili powder, cumin, salt, egg and breadcrumbs and mix until just combined.
  • Form into four patties.
  • Grease and preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • Place burgers on grill and cook for 6-7 minutes on each side, until cooked through.
  • For the last 4 minutes, place the pepper jack cheese on the burgers.
  • Serve on tops, topped with guacamole. Enjoy!


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 459mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 276IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg