Southwest Turkey Burgers

Southwest Turkey Burgers Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Colleen Blasetti


I love using ground turkey instead of ground beef, but I hate how dry turkey burgers are unless they are "beefed" up. This recipe has evolved in my attempts to make turkey burgers juicy and delicious!


★★★★★ 1 vote

35 Min
20 Min


Add to Grocery List

1/2 c
chopped onion
2 clove
garlic chopped
1/4 c
green pepper diced
2 Tbsp
tomato paste
1/2 c
whole kernel corn (frozen)
1/2 c
canned black beans, drained & rinsed
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 lb
ground turkey
1 c
corn tortilla chips, crushed
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
sliced tomato & avocado
kaiser rolls


1/4 c
canned chipotles in adobo sauce, chopped
1 c

How to Make Southwest Turkey Burgers


  • 1Combine the chipotles and mayo in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to assemble burgers.
  • 2In a saute pan heat oil, then add onions, garlic, and green pepper. Cook until vegetables are tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Add the tomato paste and stir until well blended. Remove pan from heat and add the corn and black beans. Stir carefully
  • 3In a large mixing bowl, combine the turkey, corn chips, and spices. Add the corn and black bean mixture and egg. Mix well.
  • 4Shape mixture into 4 burgers. Grill over medium high heat until cooked through (about 10-15 minutes). Assemble burgers placing one on each roll with the tomato and avocado slices and chipotle mayo.

Printable Recipe Card

About Southwest Turkey Burgers

Course/Dish: Turkey, Burgers

Leave a Comment

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Stuffing A Turkey Recipe

The Do’s and Don’ts of Stuffing a Turkey

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Are you team stuffing or team dressing? Either way, there’s a right way and a wrong way to stuff your Thanksgiving bird. Check out this guideline you need to know...

8 Delicious Ground Turkey Recipes

8 Delicious Ground Turkey Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Ground turkey is a great way to make your favorite meals a bit healthier. These recipes are so tasty, you won't even miss the original!

Healthy, Flavorful Recipes For The New Year

Healthy, Flavorful Recipes for the New Year

Kitchen Crew

The holiday season is a time for indulgence... and, oh boy, did I indulge. I don't regret the pieces of cake and all the cookies, but it's time to reset...