Grilled Southwest Turkey Burgers

Loading the lean ground turkey with flavorful ingredients makes these burgers something special.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄2 lbs. lean ground turkey
  • 1 Tbsp. dried sage
  • 1 Tbsp. dried thyme
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 small shallot, peeled and finely minced
  • 1 tsp. minced chipotle in adobo
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 thick slices Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 sandwich buns
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1⁄2 cup prepared guacamole

Directions

  • Prepare a grill to medium heat.
  • In a large bowl, mix the turkey with the sage, thyme, Worcestershire sauce, shallots, chipotle, salt, and pepper. Make sure to evenly distribute the herbs, sauce, and spices.
  • Form 4 patties, then grill until well done, about 8 minutes on each side. Add cheese after turning the burgers.
  • Build the burgers by topping sandwich rolls with lettuce, tomatoes, burger patties, onions, and guacamole.