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Tex-Mex Turkey Burgers

 Tex-Mex Turkey Burgers
Flavored with taco seasoning and cilantro and topped with salsa and sour cream, these Southwestern turkey burgers are so good. I round out the menu with roasted corn on the cob and deep fried pita pieces topped with cinnamon. –Nancy Bourget, Round Rock, Texas
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1-1/4 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 envelope reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon dried cilantro flakes
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 lettuce leaves


  • In a large bowl, combine the turkey, taco seasoning and cilantro;
  • shape into four patties. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil
  • 4-6 in. from the heat for 5 minutes on each side.
  • Sprinkle cheese over burgers; grill 2-3 minutes longer or until a
  • meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Combine sour
  • cream and salsa. Serve burgers on buns with sour cream mixture and
  • lettuce. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 584 calories, 34 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 137 mg cholesterol, 1,233 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 36 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese,

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Wine (continued)
Malbec or Zinfandel.