Cheesy Jalapeño Grilled Turkey Burgers

Grilled turkey burgers flavored with cheddar cheese and jalapeños are juicy and the perfect recipe for your next gathering.

Cheesy Jalapeño Grilled Turkey Burgers

Ingredients

Full recipe with amounts can be found in the recipe card below. 

  • Ground turkey / Turkey mince.
  • Breadcrumbs. Fresh or dried will both work.
  • Egg yolk. 
  • Cheddar cheese. Gruyere, Parmesan,
  • Jalapeños. 
  • Chives. 
  • Garlic powder. 
  • Oregano.
  • Salt and pepper. 
  • Burger buns, lettuce, tomato, onion and cheese slices, to serve.

Ingredients for cheesy jalapeño grilled turkey burgers

How to make grilled turkey burgers

  1. Make the burger patties: Combine turkey, breadcrumbs, egg yolk, grated cheese, finely chopped jalapeño, chopped chives, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper. Mix until just-combined. With damp hands, form the mixture into four burger patties.
  2. Grill the patties: Cook the patties over medium-high heat in a grill pan or on an outdoor grill until golden brown on both sides and cooked through.
  3. Assemble the burgers: Split and toast the buns then top with mayonnaise, lettuce, the grilled turkey patties, cheese, tomato and onion. Serve immediately.

How long to grill turkey burgers

Depending on thickness, turkey burgers take between 5 and 7 minutes per side to grill over medium-high heat. The burgers are cooked when they read 71ºC/160ºF on a meat thermometer. Remove from the grill and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

What to serve with turkey burgers

  1. Easy oven baked fries
  2. Creamy potato salad
  3. Easy creamy curried macaroni salad

Cheesy Jalapeño Grilled Turkey Burgers

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Cheesy Jalapeño Grilled Turkey Burgers

Cheesy Jalapeño Grilled turkey burgers

Grilled turkey burgers flavored with cheddar cheese and jalapeños are juicy and the perfect recipe for your next gathering.
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Course: Dinner, Grilling
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheeseburger, Grilled turkey burgers, Turkey burgers
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Calories: 460kcal
Author: Alida Ryder
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 500 g (1lb) turkey mince / ground turkey
  • ½ cup fresh breadcrumbs (¼ cup dried breadcrumbs)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 jalapeno finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chives finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper

For the burgers

  • 4 burger buns
  • lettuce
  • 4 slices cheese
  • sliced tomato
  • sliced onion
  • mayonnaise

Instructions

  • Combine turkey, breadcrumbs, egg yolk, grated cheese, finely chopped jalapeño, chopped chives, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper.
  • Mix until just-combined. With damp hands, form the mixture into four burger patties. 
  • Cook the patties over medium-high heat in a grill pan or on an outdoor grill until golden brown on both sides and cooked through. 
  • Split and toast the buns then top with mayonnaise, lettuce, the grilled turkey patties, cheese, tomato and onion.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 157mg | Sodium: 1219mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 643IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 208mg | Iron: 2mg