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Spicy Turkey Burgers with Avocado and Shallot Relish

Spicy Turkey Burgers with Avocado and Shallot Relish


  • 1 small shallot, halved
  • 1 small tomato, halved and seeded
  • 4 sprigs fresh cilantro
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 teaspoons spicy steak seasoning
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns


  1. Add shallot to food processor bowl; pulse until minced. Reserve half of the chopped shallot.
  2. Pulse tomato and cilantro until chopped. Stir in avocado, oil, juice, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. Combine turkey, reserved shallot and seasoning until well blended. Form into 4 patties.
  4. Preheat grill to 450°F or set on SEAR.
  5. Place burgers on grill. Grill 10-12 minutes, turning halfway through or until meat thermometer registers 165°F.
  6. Top each bun with refirgerated avocado relish.

Serves: 4

TEST KITCHEN TIP: For food safety, turkey must reach an internal temperature of 165°F. Visit for more information on safe internal cooking temperatures.

Course: Main Course, Sandwiches

Prep Time: 10 - 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Recommended Products: Outdoor Gas Grills, Food Processors

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