Fajita Turkey Burgers

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Fajita Turkey Burgers


  • 4 ea. whole wheat hamburger buns, toasted
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, chopped
  • 2 ea. slices white bread, 1-ounce
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 ea. egg white
  • 1/2 ea. onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c. red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c. green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c. tomatillo salsa
  • 2 t. fajita seasoning, divided
  • 1 t. tomato paste
  • 1/4 t. salt, divided
  • 1 t. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Non-stick cooking spray to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, combine tomatillo salsa, chopped avocado and cilantro; set aside.
  2. Place bread in a food processor; pulse 10 times or until crumbs measure 1 cup.
  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray.
  4. Add onion and bell peppers; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon fajita seasoning and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Let aside and let cool.
  5. Combine breadcrumbs, onion mixture, remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons fajita seasoning, remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, tomato paste, turkey and egg white in a large bowl.
  6. Using damp hands, divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 3/4-inch-thick patty. Heat pan over medium heat. Recoat pan with cooking spray.
  7. Add patties; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Place 1 patty on bottom half of each bun. Top each serving with 1-1/2 tablespoons salsa mixture; top with remaining halves of buns.
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Nutrition Facts
Fajita Turkey Burgers
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 520 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 33%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 80mg 26%
Sodium 760mg 33%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 12g 41%
Total Sugars 7g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 34g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 15%
Iron 0mg 20%
Potassium 890mg 33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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