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Mexi Turkey Burgers

Mexi Turkey Burgers finely chopped bacon, a little egg and bread crumbs to boost a turkey burger's ego and a little spicy jalapeño never hurts either.

Mexi Turkey Burgers finely chopped bacon, a little egg and bread crumbs to boost a turkey burger’s ego and a little spicy jalapeño never hurts either.

Ingredients

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  • Makes 4 burgers
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 4 ounces bacon, finely diced (about 4 slices)
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 large jalapeno, stem and seeds removed, finely diced
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup panko
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
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Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients except oil in a large bowl and gently stir to incorporate all ingredients evenly. Divide evenly into 4 patties. If you have time, it is best to do this a couple hours in advance and let them chill in the refrigerator.
  2. To grill, heat a charcoal or gas grill to medium-high heat. Lightly oil the grates then cook the burgers about 5-8 minutes per side or until the patties are firm and cooked through.
  3. To cook in a pan, heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Once shimmering place burgers in the pan and let cook, undisturbed, until browned on the bottom, about 6 minutes. Flip and cook about 5 to 6 minutes on the other side, or until cooked through. Serve on toasted hamburger buns with your favorite condiments