Taco Turkey Burgers Recipe
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Taco Turkey Burgers Recipe

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“We love the flavors of Tex-Mex foods, so I combined them with the traditional hamburger. These uniquely different burgers are a healthy change of pace on the grill.” Jennifer Feindt - Milford, DE
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 497 calories, 28g fat (9g saturated fat), 143mg cholesterol, 789mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  2. In a large skillet, cook burgers in oil over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve on buns with salsa and sour cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Taco Turkey Burgers in Simple & Delicious May/June 2009, p61

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

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deefrap User ID: 1732890 117222
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2010

"another hit at home! Low fat and healthy, I used fat free sour cream."

issalyn User ID: 1912871 176462
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2010

"Added chopped tomatoes, jalapenos, adobo seasoning. Meat needs quite a bit of seasoning to taste good. Can also use crushed corn chips instead of bread crumbs."

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