Firecrackerturkey Burgers

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Sep. 16, 2011


Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Dairy sour cream 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , minced
Cracked black pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Fine dry bread crumbs 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Water 2 Tablespoon
Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
Canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 2 , drained and chopped, reserve 2 tablespoons adobo sauce
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , minced
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground turkey/Chicken 1 Pound , uncooked
Poppy seed rolls/Hamburger buns 4 , split and toasted
Lettuce leaves 4
Tomato slices 4
Avocado slices 12


For sauce, in a small bowl stir together the mayonnaise or salad dressing, sour cream, the 1 clove garlic, and the black pepper.

Cover and chill until serving time.

In a large bowl combine bread crumbs, water, chili powder, chipotle peppers, the 2 cloves garlic, and the salt.

Add ground turkey or chicken; mix well.

Form into four 3/4-inch-thick patties.

Place patties on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals.

Grill for 14 to 18 minutes or until done (165°), turning once.

To serve, spread the bottoms of rolls or buns with adobo sauce.

Top with burgers and sauce.

Add lettuce leaves, tomato slices, and, if desired, avocado slices.

Replace roll or bun tops.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1555Calories from Fat 1060

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 124 g190.8%

Saturated Fat 19 g95%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1156 mg48.17%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.7%

Dietary Fiber 49 g196%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 38 g76%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet