POPSUGAR Food

Fast & Easy Dinner: Salsa Verde Turkey Burger

May 28 2010 - 8:00am
Happy Friday! If you're looking to start your long weekend with a delicious and summery meal, I've got you covered. All you have to do is make these quick turkey burgers! The ground turkey is seasoned with store-bought salsa verde and the patties are topped with spicy pepper jack cheese. Combine mashed avocado, minced garlic, and mayonnaise, and you've got a simple but flavorful aioli [1]. Sound delish? Get the recipe now.

Salsa Verde Turkey Burger

Salsa Verde Turkey Burger

Salsa Verde Turkey Burger Recipe 2010-05-25 13:56:27

Ingredients

1 avocado, halved and pitted
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
Salt
1 pound ground turkey thigh meat
1/2 cup salsa verde
4 slices pepper Jack cheese (about 4 ounces)
4 kaiser rolls, split
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
2 small green or red tomatoes, sliced

Directions

  1. Scoop the avocado flesh into a small bowl. Add the mayonnaise and garlic and mash with a fork until well combined but chunky. Season with salt and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the ground turkey and salsa. Divide the mixture to form 4 patties.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, cook the patties for 4 minutes on one side. Flip and top each with a slice of cheese; cover and cook for 4 minutes more.
  4. Spread the avocado aioli on the split side of each roll bottom and cover with 1/4 cup cilantro. Top with a patty and 2 tomato slices; set the roll tops into place.

Serves 4.


Source URL
http://www.yumsugar.com/Salsa-Verde-Turkey-Burger-Recipe-8552426