Tex-Mex Turkey Spinach Burgers

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

These yummy burgers are perfect for a large gathering. They taste scrumptious served hot on whole what buns. They are also delicious as a cold sandwich filling or as part of a salad plate with nachos or corn chips.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook spinach according to package directions. Drain and squeeze out excess moisture. Cool slightly.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine turkey, cooked spinach, egg, breadcrumbs, cilantro, onions, salsa, oregano, paprika, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly. Shape mixture into 6 patties.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add burgers and cook for 15 minutes, turning twice until interior temperature registers 175F or until pinkness disappears. A few minutes before end of cooking time, top each burger with cheese and a spoonful of salsa. (Cheese will melt slightly). Serve burgers on toasted buns with condiments or as part of a meal with vegetables.
  4. OVEN ROASTING: Place prepared burgers on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Roast in a preheated 425F oven for 20 minutes or until pinkness disappears. Top each burger with cheese and a teaspoon of salsa as soon as removed from the oven. The heat will melt the cheese.

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