Southwestern Turkey Burgers

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

A wonderful, spicy burger. Great for the grill. Serve with Savory Sweet Potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix turkey through garlic together in a bowl.
  2. Make into 6 burgers.
  3. Grill 5 minutes per side, until internal temperature reaches 170 degrees.
  4. Top with cheese.
  5. Toast rolls. Serve burger with desired condiments.
Most Helpful

This was my first time ever to try ground turkey. Had my doubts. Oh my, these things were good. I served them on Sarah Lee buns that were so healthy you expected the worst. Lol. Wonderful! i used pepper cheese because I didn't have monterey jack cheese, but I'll certainly try it next.I used Tostito's salsa con queso, medium, on it, and These things couldn't be more perfect, Even served Sweet potatoes. I only bought one pkg of ground turkey mix, because I wasn't sure what to expect. I'm gona watch for a sale and stock up! Also served with sliced onion, tomato and lettuce. I am a believer in ground turkey now. Thank you so very much. Wonderful, wonderful recipe.

Lou June 27, 2009

Delicious!! We loved these quick, easy, and very flavorful turkey burgers. I served these on toasted whole wheat hamburger buns with guacamole, salsa, lettuce, and whole canned green chiles. My family devoured these and gave them 2 huge thumbs up. Thank you for sharing this wonderful is definitely a keeper!! *Made for the Cookathon for KelBel*

Bayhill January 19, 2009

Saturday night is often turkey burger night and I'm always looking for a combination of add-ins that add lots of flavor and keep the meat moist without becoming mushy. These were just perfect and came together in a jiffy. As suggested, served them with grilled sweet potatoes and also tossed some peppers on the grill. Thanks KelBel.

justcallmetoni January 18, 2009