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Chipotle Cheddar Turkey Burger

A delicious, healthy twist on a classic burger. Ground turkey mixed with Tillamook Cheddar, chipotle peppers, and spices for a flavorful burger that's sure to please.

30minserves 4 burgers


  • 1 lb 93% Lean ground turkey

  • 2 Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, diced

  • ½ tsp Ground cumin

  • ½ tsp Ground onion

  • ½ tsp Ground garlic

  • ¼ tsp Paprika

  • ½ tsp Salt & pepper

  • ⅓ cup Almond meal (or ⅔ cup panko bread crumbs)

  • 4 slicesTillamook Sharp Cheddar Cheese Slices

  • Favorite hamburger buns

  • 1 large Tomato

  • 1 ripe medium Avocado, mashed

  • 1 ear grilled corn, sliced off cob

  • Handful spinach


  • Grill

  • Large bowl

  • Tray

  1. Preheat grill to medium heat, about 400ºF.

  2. Prepare: In large bowl, combine ground turkey, diced chipotle peppers, spices, and almond meal (or bread crumbs). Divide mixture into 4 equal parts and gently shape into patties.

  3. Grill: Place burger patties directly on grates of preheated grill; cook on one side about 4 minutes before flipping to other side for another 4-5 minutes. Check middle for doneness, or until internal temperature reaches 165ºF.

  4. Transfer burgers to tray and place Tillamook Sharp Cheddar Cheese slices directly on burgers to melt.