Southwest Turkey Burger

Southwest Turkey Burger

Southwest Turkey Burger

Southwest Turkey Burger

4 Persons
20 min

Ingredients4 Persons

For burgers

16 Oz
Ground turkey
1 ½
Red onion, finely chopped
¼ cup
Fresh cilantro, chopped
2 cup
Garlic cloves, minced
1 cup
Small jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
8 slices
Vegetable oil, for grilling

For chipotle mayonnaise

½ cup
Chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
1 tbsp
Lime juice

For assembly

Hamburger buns, split and lightly toasted
Jalapeño peppers, seeded and sliced into rounds
8 slices
Thick-cut bacon, cooked
8 slices
Loose leaf lettuce, leaves separated


  1. Preheat grill to 400°F and coat grates with oil. Combine turkey, red onion, cilantro, garlic, and jalapeno in large bowl until just combined. Form into 4 equal patties, and season both sides with salt and pepper. Grill for 6 minutes, flip and cook additional 4 to 6 minutes, until fully cooked to internal temperature of 165°F. With about 1 minute remaining on cook time, add 2 slices of Cheddar-Gruyere cheese to each patty.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all ingredients for chipotle mayonnaise in small food processor and process for 1 minute, until smooth.
  3. Spread chipotle mayonnaise on both sides of buns. Top each bottom bun with layer of lettuce and burger patty. Top with jalapeno slices and bacon and serve.