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Over-the-Top Turkey Burgers

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 4 Servings


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 small jalapeño chile, stem and seeds removed, minced
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 burger buns
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1 Haas avocado, sliced
  • Tomato, lettuce, onion, mustard, mayonnaise and ketchup, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 535
  • fat 31 g
  • satfat 13 g
  • protein 39 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 120 mg
  • sodium 386 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a medium bowl, mix ground turkey, jalapeño and shallot until combined well. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions and shape into patties. Season patties with salt and pepper on both sides.

  2. Grill patties over medium heat, turning once, until cooked all the way through, about 4 minutes per side. Put buns, sliced side down, on grill to toast lightly.

  3. Assemble burgers on buns with cheese and avocado slices. Add fresh tomato, lettuce and onion and mustard, mayonnaise and ketchup, if desired.