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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Recipe for Green Chili Turkey Cheeseburgers

It's grilling season just about everywhere now.  Of course, we're spoiled here in Hawaii with the ability to grill just about any day we like!

This is a very tasty turkey cheeseburger-hope you'll give it a try.

Yield: 3 or 4 burgers, depending on how big you make them
Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 lb. ground turkey (or turkey breast)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves, mashed and chopped finely
  • 1 can diced green chilis (4 oz)
  • 3 ounces shredded low fat cheese (I used cheddar/jack blend)
  • 1/2 TBSP honey
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Your favorite multi/whole grain hamburger bun


  • Preheat grill.
  • Mix turkey, salt, pepper, cumin, garlic, 1/2 of chilis, 2 oz cheese together and form into patties.
  • Grill until just cooked and no longer pink in the middle, about 3 minutes per side, flipping once.
  • After the flip, top patties with remaining cheese.
  • Toast buns and mix together the remaining chilis, lime juice, and honey.  Taste for seasoning and add salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve burgers on buns, topped with chili mix.