Salsa Verde Turkey Burger

Salsa Verde Turkey Burger
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  • 4Servings


  • 1 avocado, halved and pitted
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Salt
  • 1 pound ground turkey thigh meat
  • 1/2 cup salsa verde
  • 4 slices pepper Jack cheese (about 4 ounces)
  • 4 kaiser rolls, split
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
  • 2 small green or red tomatoes, sliced


Scoop the avocado flesh into a small bowl. Add the mayonnaise and garlic and mash with a fork until well combined but chunky. Season with salt and set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine the ground turkey and salsa. Divide the mixture to form 4 patties.

In a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, cook the patties for 4 minutes on one side. Flip and top each with a slice of cheese; cover and cook for 4 minutes more.

Spread the avocado aioli on the split side of each roll bottom and cover with 1/4 cup cilantro. Top with a patty and 2 tomato slices; set the roll tops into place.