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Salsa Verde Turkey Burger

Salsa Verde Turkey Burgers are amazing! There is so much flavor in this burger your family won't miss the beef.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 415kcal
Author Stacey



  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • Salt


  • 1 1/4 pounds ground turkey 85% lean
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup green salsa
  • 3/4 to 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 4 slices pepper-jack cheese about 4 ounces
  • 2 small red tomatoes sliced, about 4 ounces


  • In a small bowl, blend the avocado, sour cream, cilantro and garlic with a fork until well blended but chunky
  • Season with salt to taste
  • Keep chilled until ready to serve
  • In a medium bowl, mix the turkey, salt, cilantro, salsa, and bread crumbs Shape in 4 patties
  • Spray a large nonstick skillet and heat over medium-high heat
  • Cook the patties 5 minutes
  • Flip them, top each with a slice of cheese
  • Cook another 5 minutes on the other side
  • To serve, top each burger patty with some sliced tomato then some of the avocado sauce.


I added pepperoncinis on top of the turkey burger for a little extra zip.
Sliced red onions would taste great on the turkey burgers.


Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 744mg | Potassium: 800mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 1.7mg