Aztec Turkey Quinoa Burgers

Aztec Turkey Quinoa Burgers
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Pair these delicious turkey burgers with a side of nonstarchy vegetables like steamed broccoli.

  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 burger
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 burger
  • Amount per serving Calories 175

  • Total Fat 11g
    • Saturated Fat 2.3g
  • Cholesterol 55mg
  • Sodium 60mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 1g
  • Protein 16g
  • Potassium 245mg

Choices/Exchanges: 2 Lean meat



  • lean ground turkey or chicken
    1 lbs
  • quinoa (cooked, golden or red)
    1/3 cup
  • green onion (scallion) (minced)
  • kale (chopped)
    1/2 cup
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    2 tbsp
  • cumin
    1/2 tsp
  • dried oregano
    1 tsp
  • chili powder
    1 tsp
  • chipotle chili in adobo (minced, optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well to distribute. Shape into 6 patties.

  2. Preheat grill to medium high and place burgers on grill grate. Cook under direct heat (with the grill closed) for 5-6 minutes per side until cooked through to doneness.