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California Turkey Burgers

California Turkey Burgers Photo: Travis Rathbone


  • 1 recipe Turkey Burgers
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 1/4 cup tomatillo salsa
  • 4 (2-oz) brioche buns, 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). Serve with desired toppings and buns.

    Avocadoes and tomatilla salsa give these Turkey Burgers their California spin.
  • Yield: Makes 4 burgers (serving size: 1 california turkey burger)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 389
Fat per serving: 19.4g
Saturated fat per serving: 6.1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 6.1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 3g
Protein per serving: 28g
Carbohydrate per serving: 29g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 107mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 380mg
Calcium per serving: 68mg

Good to Know

The trick to prepping an avocado: Slice your knife around the fruit lengthwise, twist the sides and gently pull apart. A sharp hit with your blade will release the core smoothly.