Grilled Texas Turkey Burgers

Put a southwestern spin on your next burger night with these 5-ingredient cheese- and chili-topped sandwiches.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 21 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
pound ground turkey or chicken
1/2
cup barbecue sauce
1
can (4.5 ounces) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, drained
4
slices (1 ounce each) Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
4
hamburger buns, split
  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 2 Mix turkey, barbecue sauce and chilies. Shape mixture into 4 patties, each about 1 inch thick.
  • 3 Grill patties covered 4 to 6 inches from medium coals 14 to 16 minutes, turning once, until turkey is no longer pink in center. About 1 minute before burgers are done, top each with cheese slice. Grill until cheese is melted. Serve on buns.

Expert Tips

Whole-grain hamburger buns give you more fiber than white. Look for the words “whole wheat flour” on the label; many “wheat” breads are simply white bread with added color.

Turn up the heat by using 2 or 3 chopped fresh jalapeño chilies instead of the canned chilies.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
155 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17 g
17 %
(Saturated Fat
8 g,
8 %
),
Cholesterol
100 mg
100 %;
Sodium
920 mg
920 %;
Total Carbohydrate
34 g
34 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
35 g
35 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 4 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.