El Paso Grilled Turkey Patties

Like tacos without the shell, these flavorful grilled patties are delicious on a bed of lettuce and avocado.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
egg, slightly beaten
1
package (20 oz) lean ground turkey
1/4
cup Progresso™ plain bread crumbs
2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1 oz package)
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
medium avocado, pitted, peeled and chopped
4
cups shredded lettuce

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix egg, turkey, bread crumbs, taco seasoning mix and 1/4 cup of the salsa. Shape mixture into 4 patties, 1/2 inch thick.
  • 2 When grill is heated, place patties on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until patties are no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix remaining 3/4 cup salsa and the avocado. To serve, place 1 cup lettuce on each serving plate; top with turkey patty and 1/4 of avocado mixture.

Expert Tips

This moist turkey mixture makes juicy patties. Use a spatula for an easy and mess-free transfer to the grill. Or, shape patties on squares of foil. Invert patties onto grill and then peel off foil.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
690mg
690%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
36g
36%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.