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Burrito Turkey Burgers

Burrito Turkey BurgersRecipe courtesy of National Turkey Federation.

Recipe Ingredients:

Vegetable cooking spray
2 pounds ground turkey
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
1 cup chopped onion
1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
8 (8-inch) flour tortillas
1 (16-ounce) can non-fat refried beans
Lettuce shredded
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Salsa (optional)
hot pepper sauce (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Spray cold grill rack with vegetable cooking spray. Preheat charcoal grill for direct-heat method cooking.
  2. In medium bowl combine turkey, chiles, onion and seasoning mix.
  3. Thaw burger patties and grill 3 to 4 minutes, turn and continue cooking 2 to 3 minutes or until 1160°F (71.1°C) is reached on meat thermometer and meat is no longer pink in center.
  4. Remove and keep warm.
  5. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Spread each tortilla with 1/4 cup refried beans and sprinkle with lettuce.
  6. Place burgers in center of each tortilla and sprinkle 1 tablespoon of cheese over top. Fold sides of tortilla over burger to create a burrito.
  7. Apply hot sauce and salsa to taste.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 474; Total Fat: 29g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Total Carbs: 29g; Fiber: 2g; Protein: 34g; Sodium: 872mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of National Turkey Federation.