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Open Mexican Turkey burgers

Total Time
30 min
20 min
10 min
Only taking 30 minutes to prepare and cook, these turkey burgers topped with fresh salsa are perfect for a mid-week summer meal.


Olive oil

1 tbs

Red onion

1 medium, finely chopped


2 clove(s)

Chilli powder

1 tsp, (Mexican)

Skinless turkey breast

500 g, minced


2 medium, finely chopped

Lebanese cucumber

1 medium

Fresh coriander

¼ cup(s)

Multigrain bread roll

120 g, (2 x 60g rolls) split

Butter lettuce

½ cup(s), shredded, (4 leaves)


½ large, thinly sliced

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)


  1. Heat oil in a small non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook half the onion, stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and chilli powder and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Transfer to a large bowl. Cool.
  2. Add mince to onion mixture and mix to combine. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions. Gently press each portion into a 9cm patty.
  3. Preheat a chargrill or barbecue over medium-high heat. Lightly spray patties with oil and cook for 3–4 minutes each side or until cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, combine remaining onion, tomatoes, cucumber and coriander in a small bowl. Season salsa with salt and pepper.
  5. Chargrill bread rolls, cut-side down, for 1–2 minutes or until lightly toasted. Place 1 roll half on each serving plate. Top with lettuce, turkey patties, avocado and salsa. Serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Mixed salad leaves. TIP: To deseed tomatoes, cut them in half then use a teaspoon to scoop out the pulp and seeds.