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Cook Like a Boss – Southwestern Turkey Burger


A turkey burger gives you the best of both worlds: the delirium-inducing taste of a hamburger, but with less fat. That’s mainly because turkey is a leaner kind of meat.

If you’re worried that turkey isn’t typically as tasty as beef, don’t. We’re making a turkey burger with a Southwestern twist, which brings to mind bold and zesty flavors. Each bite is a guaranteed flavor powerhouse.

Here’s what you’ll need:



  • 1 pound of ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper
  • 1/3 cup of minced red onion
  • 1 minced jalapeƱo pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil (for cooking the patties)


  • Sesame seed bun
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Sliced tomato
  • Pepper Jack cheese
  • Avocado

Chipotle Mayo

  • 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons of canned chilies in adobo
  • 1/2 lime, juiced