Fiesta Turkey Burgers Recipe

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Turkey burgers don't have to be dry...and this one proves it. This one is moist and quite tasty. Add a pinch of red pepper flakes if you like a little more zing.—Kathy Hogan, Chicopee, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 cup canned Bush's black bean fiesta
  • 1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 slices tomato
  • Mayonnaise, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 burger (calculated without mayonnaise): 445 calories, 20g fat (6g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 789mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 27g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, coarsely mash beans. Stir in the bread crumbs, egg white, chili powder, salt and pepper. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook patties over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Bush's Black Bean Fiesta Grillin' Beans.
Originally published as Fiesta Turkey Burgers in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2011, p38

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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