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Ranch Turkey Burgers Recipe

Ranch Turkey Burgers Recipe

A chopped jalapeno gives this interesting turkey burger a bit of a kick. Every bite is flavorful and cheesy. Top it off with ranch dressing sauce, and it's the best thing under a bun.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, diced
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/4 pounds ground turkey
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons prepared ranch salad dressing
  • 4 hamburger buns, split

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties; brush with oil.
  • 2. Grill on a greased indoor grill for 2-3 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine sour cream and salad dressing. Serve burgers on buns with sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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