Cilantro Turkey Burgers with Chipotle Ketchup

Cilantro Turkey Burgers with Chipotle KetchupRecipe
Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Try these Cilantro Turkey Burgers as a healthier alternative to the traditional beef hamburger. Top with Chipotle Ketchup for a spicy kick.


4 servings (serving size: 1 burger)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 406
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 13.6 g
Satfat 4.3 g
Monofat 4 g
Polyfat 3.7 g
Protein 26.6 g
Carbohydrate 44.5 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 4.4 mg
Sodium 977 mg
Calcium 229 mg


1/3 cup dry breadcrumbs
1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
1/4 cup (1 ounce) preshredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound ground turkey
Cooking spray
1 (7-ounce) can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
4 (2 1/2-ounce) whole wheat hamburger buns
4 red leaf lettuce leaves


Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/3-inch-thick patty.

Heat a large grill pan or large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add turkey patties, and cook 5 minutes on each side or until done.

Remove 1 chile and 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from can. Reserve remaining chiles and sauce for another use. Mince the chile. Combine chile, adobo sauce, and ketchup.

Place 1 patty on bottom half of each bun; top each patty with 1 tablespoon chipotle ketchup and 1 lettuce leaf. Cover with top halves of buns.