Buffalo Turkey Burgers
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 tablespoons Louisiana-style hot sauce, divided
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1 pound lean ground turkey
- 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
- 1 cup shredded lettuce
- 2 celery ribs, chopped
- 2 tablespoons fat-free blue cheese salad dressing
- In a large bowl, combine 1 tablespoon hot sauce, cumin, chili powder, garlic, salt and pepper. Add turkey; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties.
- In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook burgers over medium heat 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°.
- Serve burgers on buns with lettuce, celery, salad dressing and remaining hot sauce.
Freeze option: Place patties on a plastic wrap-lined baking sheet; wrap and freeze until firm. Remove from pan and transfer to a large resealable plastic bag; return to freezer. To use, grill frozen patties as directed, increasing time as necessary for a thermometer to read 165°.
Nutrition Facts1 burger: 312 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 734mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Apr 21, 2018
I change to get the taste that my family likes. Good recipe to start with.
Dec 20, 2017
Okay, I haven't made these yet, BUT - "Buffalo" using "Louisiana-style hot sauce"? NOPE, NOPE, NOPE - gotta be Frank's for the authentic Buffalo-style taste!!!
Jul 14, 2016
We liked the burgers but too much cumin for us..I will be making them again but using just a very small amount of cumin.We like the little bit of heat we got from the hot sauce.
May 19, 2016
These burgers were incredibly moist and flavorful. I grilled them on the BBQ. The only reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is because this definitely isn't a buffalo wing taste to me, but more of a tex-mex or taco flavor, so it was kind of a surprising flavor in the end. Definitely not in a bad way, as they were delicious - but the title is very misleading.
Aug 22, 2015
Really good burgers and I'm not a huge fan of turkey burgers usually! I would love to make a big batch of these and just keep them in the freezer. I added extra hot sauce to the meat and some extra garlic to mimic a garlic hot wing (my favorite kind).
Mar 27, 2015
My kids even liked these....although w/o the blue cheese. Instead of making these as regular sized burgers, I made them as sliders, and I used home-made blue cheese dressing and NM red chile powder. All in all I would say they rivaled any restaurant fare.
Aug 4, 2014
These were pretty good, not the real thing, but will do.
Jun 16, 2014
Very good. I reduced the cumin slightly and used ranch dressing...tasted just great.
Jun 1, 2014
These were really good (and I'm not a fan of turkey burgers) - I will say the cumin makes them more taco flavor than Buffalo flavor but that doesn't mean they're not a good burger.I cut the cumin to 3/4's tsp, cut the salt to 1/4 tsp, used 1/4 tsp granulated garlic and ancho chili powder. Mixed and formed the patties in the morning, cooked them up at night. Moist, tender and yummy!
Dec 15, 2011
I agree - super messy but fantastic!