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Spicy Blue Turkey Burgers

Spicy Blue Turkey Burgers Travis Rathbone


  • 1 pound ground dark-meat turkey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 ounces blue cheese, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 4 (2.5-oz) ciabatta rolls, toasted


1. In medium bowl, gently mix together turkey, garlic, paprika, and cumin.

2. Form turkey into 4 (4-inch) patties; season with salt and pepper.

3. Heat grill to medium-high; cook, turning once, until burgers are just cooked through (about 7 minutes per side). Combine ketchup and hot sauce. Serve burgers with desired toppings and buns.

    Let Spicy Blue Turkey Burgers add spice to your next cookout. These jazzed up Turkey Burgers have hot sauce stirred into the ketchup and blue cheese added on top of the burgers.
  • Yield: Makes 4 burgers (serving size: 1 spicy blue turkey burger)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 429
Fat per serving: 16.1g
Saturated fat per serving: 6.1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 4.5g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2.6g
Protein per serving: 33g
Carbohydrate per serving: 36g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 91mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 861mg
Calcium per serving: 140mg

Good to Know

Enjoying your burger open-faced (sans top bun) can save you up to 90 calories!