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Make these Guacamole Black Bean Turkey Burgers for your next Mexican dinner night at home! These are so much healthier for your family with ground turkey, black beans and seasonings, grilled, and topped with salsa and guacamole - YUM!
If you've been following along with me for a few months, or even just started following me here on Mostly Homemade Mom, you'll know that we have been completely obsessed with all things GRILLED this summer! We've been trying lots of new things, some turned out wonderful, some not so wonderful. Of course the delicious things I've shared with you here the past two months, and I'm thankful for the things that didn't end up delicious because usually that gave us great ideas for the next time around!
Grilling is such a great way to enjoy some really flavorful food, without a ton of high-calorie flavorings and sauces (unless you want to add those). Let's be honest, I'm 33 years old, a mother of 3, and my metabolism is definitely not what it used to be. I definitely indulge in my favorites, but I am on an ongoing quest to find really tasty dinners that are lower in calorie, but don't really taste that way.
Swapping out ground turkey for ground beef in recipes, especially burgers like this one, is a great way to trim off those unneeded calories. In this case, I went with a Mexican flair and added mashed black beans, crushed tortilla chips, and taco seasonings. I will say, these are definitely different than your normal grilled burgers, but they are absolutely amazing! Topped with your favorite salsa and fresh guacamole, spring mix, and a great roll - these are some absolutely delicious burgers for your next grill night!
I'm telling you, be generous with the salsa and guacamole on these burgers - they really take them to another level! I'm keeping this recipe on hand for spring and summer grilling, and also winter grilling on my indoor table top grill as well.
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Guacamole Black Bean Turkey Burgers
By Kelly Miller
Healthy grilled turkey burgers made with black beans, tortilla chips, salsa, and guacamole.
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Yield: 8 burgers
2 lbs ground turkey
1 cup crushed tortilla chips
15 oz can black beans, drained, rinsed, and lightly mashed
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 1/2 tablespoons cumin
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
2 cups salsa
2 cups fresh guacamole
1 cup chopped spring mix salad greens
8 burger buns
- In a large mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, crushed tortilla chips, black beans, and spices with your hands until ingredients are well combined.
- Using a burger press or your hands, evenly divide turkey mixture into 8 patties.
- Grill over low-medium heat for 13 - 15 minutes, flipping half way through, until patties register 165 degrees internal temperature.
- Sprinkle cheese over patties and cook an additional minute or until cheese is melted.
- Place cooked patties in buns and top with salsa, guacamole, and spring mix.