Chili Avocado Turkey Patties

  • Servings: 4
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    Ingredients Print Recipe

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) water
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika or smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated lime rind
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1 lb (454 g) ground turkey or ground chicken
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • 4 thin slices red onions
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced


In large bowl, whisk egg with water; stir in garlic, bread crumbs, chili powder, paprika, lime rind and juice, salt and pepper. Add turkey; mix just until combined. Shape into four 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container; refrigerate for up to 24 hours or freeze for to 1 month. Thaw in refrigerator.)

Place patties on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 185F (85C), about 12 minutes.

Meanwhile, cut buns in half; toast on grill for 2 minutes. Sandwich each patty, onion and avocado in bun.

Nutritional Info:
cal 483, pro 29 g, total fat 22 g, sat. fat 4 g, carb 43 g, fiber 6 g, chol 121 mg, sodium 782 mg, calcium 13%, iron 32%, vit A 8%, vit C 15%, folate 55%

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