These scrumptious turkey burgers are made with lean ground turkey breast, onions, peppers and Southwestern spices. Top them with sliced avocado and serve over a bed of arugula for a delicious, nutritious low-carb meal.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
● 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
● 1/2 white onion, finely chopped
● 1/2 red bell pepper, finely chopped
● Salt and pepper, to taste
● 2 cloves garlic, minced
● 2 teaspoons ground cumin
● 1 teaspoon ground coriander
● 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
● 1 1/2 pounds lean turkey breast, ground
● 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
● 4 cups arugula
● 1 avocado, sliced
Heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and
pepper and saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, to
Add garlic, cumin, coriander, and paprika to the skillet and stir to cook until fragrant,
about 1 minute. Remove skillet from heat and set aside.
Place turkey breast in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add vegetable
mixture and balsamic vinegar, stirring to thoroughly combine, and being careful not to
overmix. Form mixture into 4 patties and set on a plate.
Wipe out the skillet with a paper towel. Heat remaining 1/2 tablespoon olive oil in skillet
over medium-high heat and saute turkey burgers until golden brown, about 4 to 5
minutes per side and internal temperature reaches 165°F.
Arrange arugula on each of 4 serving plates. Place turkey burgers on arugula and top
with sliced avocado. Serve hot.