Barbecue is synonymous burgers, but they don't have to be the same old beef patties time and time again. Ground turkey can be a great dinner alternative, especially if you know how to spice things up. Bursting with flavor, and incredibly moist thanks to a couple tablespoons of mayonnaise, this Sizzling Southwest Turkey Burgers recipe will help your next cook-out go from ordinary to extraordinary.
Sizzling Southwest Turkey Burgers Recipe
Spice up next burger-night with a sizzling southwest turkey burgers recipe!
- ground turkey: 1 pound
- seasoned bread crumbs: ¼ cup
- garlic, minced: 1 clove
- red onion, diced: 2 tablespoons
- salt: ¼ teaspoon
- ground cumin: ½ teaspoon
- chili powder: ¼ teaspoon
- cilantro, finely chopped: 2 tablespoons
- mayonnaise: 2 tablespoons
- vegetable oil: for grill
- jalapeno jack or Monterey jack cheese: 4 slices
Step 1: Preheat and outdoor grill or grill pan to medium-high.
Step 2: In a large bowl combine turkey, bread crumbs, garlic, onion, salt, pepper, cumin, chili powder, cilantro and mayonnaise. Mix with your hands until just combined and form into 4 patties.
Step 3: Brush the grill with vegetable oil. Place patties onto the grill and cook, covered, until cooked through, about 4-5 minutes per side; during last minute of cooking, top each burger with cheese and cover grill. Serve burgers on buns with desired toppings.