Recipe: Guacamole Turkey Burgers

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guacamole turkey burgers

With all of the eating over the holidays, I needed to get back on track to eating right and what better time than the start of the New Year. Living a well-balanced life is important to me and I want to inspire others to do the same. The New Year is the perfect time to commit to cleaner eating habits and make smart decisions when it comes to your daily meal choices, exercise, and overall well being.

It is possible to make a lifestyle change that is sustainable. How you might ask? Well for me, one of the first things I did was incorporate more lean protein into my diet like ground turkey. It’s the perfect substitute over red meat. I use ground turkey in almost all my lunch and dinner meals because there are so many awesome and creative recipes to make with it like these guacamole turkey burgers I’m sharing with you today.

This Guacamole Turkey Burger is one of my favorite recipes to make for lunch or dinner. It’s light, healthy, flavorful and quick to make. I used Foster Farms Organic Ground Turkey because it’s still nutritious and a lean source of protein. It’s locally grown in California’s Central Valley, contains no antibiotics, raised free-range on organic land and fed an organic vegetarian diet, and it’s 100% natural. Yes, no added hormones or steroids!

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With Foster Farms Organic Ground Turkey, I made these amazing Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps a few months back. The wraps were so delicious so I decided to use it again for this turkey burger recipe. I’m glad I did because the burger came out so gorgeous and yummy. The guacamole is fresh, bright and creamy and the turkey patty is hearty and flavorful.

Guacamole Turkey Burgers

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Ingredients

  • 1 package of Foster Farms Organic Ground Turkey
  • 1/4 tsp of salt
  • 1/4 tsp of black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp of onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp of cumin
  • 1/2 tsp of garlic powder
  • 1 tsp of cilantro
  • 1 tsp of olive oil
  • 2 tbsp to 1/4 cup of chopped onions
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tomato
  • 4-5 leaves of lettuce
  • 2 whole wheat hamburger buns
  • 1 lime

Makes 2 servings

Instructions

Step 1. Open Foster Farms Organic Ground Turkey and remove half in a medium bowl and store the leftover in the freezer.

Step 2. Mix the organic ground turkey together with black pepper, onion powder, cumin, garlic powder, and salt.

Step 3. Form into two patties.

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Step 4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat with 2 teaspoons of olive oil

Step 5. While the patties are cooking, make your guacamole. Mash the avocado and add in cilantro, a few drops of lime juice, and onions in a small bowl. Add a dash of salt and pepper for taste.

Step 6. Serve each burger on a whole wheat bun with a dollop of guacamole on each patty. Add lettuce and 1-2 slices of tomatoes.

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Enjoy everyone!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Foster Farms and Collectively. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

17 Comments

  1. Yum, this burger sounds delicious. I love homemade guacamole. I still haven’t tried a turkey burger but we don’t eat a ton of red meat in our house. We are a chicken family.

  2. I absolutely love this combination! I don’t often cook with avocados and turkey at the same time, but this recipe idea is giving me so many new options to try out!

  3. These guacamole turkey burgers sound so good and they have healthier for you too. We haven’t had turkey burgers in such a long time so I will have to make these for sure. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  4. I made this recipe tonight. I skipped the chili garlic sauce and added a teaspoon of chili powder instead (as we are spice wimps at my house). It was so good and different. My 3 & 5 year old both liked and ate it as well.

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