Spiced Turkey Burger Sliders with Avo-Feta Guac

Sandwiches, Burgers & Wraps

Spiced Turkey Burger Sliders with Avo-Feta Guac


  • 1 lb. ground turkey thighs
  • 1 c. loosely packed cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 T. minced garlic (roughly 3 cloves)
  • 1 t. ground cumin
  • 1 t. kosher salt
  • 1/2 t. ground pepper
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, halved, pitted, and skin removed
  • 1/3 c. crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 t. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 8 ea. slider buns, toasted
  • 1 c. torn romaine lettuce leaves
  • 8 ea. slices roma tomato
  • 1/2 c. alfalfa sprouts


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, cilantro, garlic, cumin, salt, and pepper until thoroughly incorporated.
  2. Form into 8 slider-sized patties, roughly 2 ounces each.
  3. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high (making sure to oil the grates if using an indoor grill pan) and cook sliders until underside begins to brown, roughly 4 minutes. Flip and cook an additional 3 to 4 minutes until no longer pink inside. Set aside.
  4. In a medium bowl, roughly mash avocados with a fork. Add feta cheese, lemon juice, and crushed red pepper flakes and mix until combined.
  5. Assemble the sliders: on the bottom bun, layer lettuce, one patty, one tomato slice, a generous scoop of avocado mash, about 1 T. sprouts, and top with remaining bun half.


Nutrition Facts
Spiced Turkey Burger Sliders with Avo-Feta Guac
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 17%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 1050mg 46%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 15g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 6%
Iron 0mg 15%
Potassium 440mg 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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