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Southwest Turkey Burger

  • 4 Servings
  • 30 mins Prep Time
  • 1 hr Total Time


  • 1 package Turkey Patties
  • 4 Brioche Buns
  • 4 slices pepper jack cheese
  • 4 tablespoons bottled avocado ranch
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage mix (combine 1 cup of shredded green cabbage, 2 Tbsp. of diced white onion, 2 Tbsp. of rough chopped cilantro, 1Tbsp. of lime juice, and 1 tsp. of salt)
  • 1 cup pickled red onions (can be made 1 day prior. Combine 1 cup ¼” julienne sliced onions, 1 cup Apple Cider Vinegar, 2 Tbsp. Kosher Salt, ¼ cup of Sugar, and 1 Tbsp. Black Pepper)
  • 1 cup prepared store bought guacamole

Serving Size 1 burger
Amount Per Serving
Calories 650
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol 165mg 55%
Sodium 2850mg 124%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars 18g
Protein 39g
Vitamin D 0%
Calcium 25%
Iron 6%
Potassium 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.
  • Step 1

    Prior to cooking the turkey burgers prepare the pickled red onions and the shredded cabbage mix.
  • Step 2

    For the shredded cabbage mix, mix together all of the ingredients. Allow to sit for a minimum of 1 hour.
  • Step 3

    For the turkey burgers heat a sauté pan or griddle over medium high heat. Once pan or griddle is hot, place the turkey burgers on the skillet or griddle and cook 4 minutes then flip.
  • Step 4

    Cook for 2 minutes then place a slice of cheese on each turkey burger and cook until they reach a minimum internal temperature of 165°F (approximately 2 additional minutes). Use a meat thermometer to confirm internal temperature.
  • Step 5

    While turkey burgers are cooking, heat the buns in the oven or in a toaster (optional).
  • Step 6

    Once cooked, place buns on clean/sanitized work surface. Spread bottom bun with 1 tablespoon. each of avocado ranch.
  • Step 7

    Next top ¼ cup shredded cabbage mix, then ¼ cup pickled red onions.
  • Step 8

    Place turkey burger on top of the onions, then place the guacamole on top of turkey burger, place top bun over the turkey burger.
  • Step 9

    Place on a platter and serve immediately.

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