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Cheese-Stuffed Turkey Burgers

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Cheese-Stuffed Turkey Burgers
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 12
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Heat up the grill for this zesty Mexican-inspired meal! Turkey burgers packed with jalapeño chilies, salsa and Monterey Jack cheese - made ready in just 30 minutes.
Updated Oct 7, 2010

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds ground turkey breast
  • 1 to 2 jalapeño chilies, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup diced Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups thick-and-chunky salsa
  • 12 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 12 tomato slices
  • Additional salsa, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Heat coals or gas grill. Mix turkey, chilies, cheese, pepper and 1 1/2 cups salsa. Shape mixture into 12 patties, each about 3/4 inch thick.
  • 2
    Cover and grill patties 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 12 to 15 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Serve on buns with tomato slices and additional salsa.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cook burgers over medium heat. If the heat is high, the burgers will shrink.
  • tip 2
    Add chopped avocado to additional salsa to these zesty burgers.

Nutrition

295 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 33g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Burer
Calories
295
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
Saturated Fat
3g
Cholesterol
85mg
Sodium
350mg
Total Carbohydrate
25g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
18%
18%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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