Quinoa-Black Bean Turkey Burgers

A healthy spin on the traditional turkey burger
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Recipe Courtesy of Fire and Flavor and Brad and Curtis Rempel

FireandFlavor.com partnered with the talented country duo, High Valley, to create this easy, healthy spin on the traditional turkey burger. High Valley is currently on tour with Martina McBride, and their new album is set to release November 18th.

6
Servings
797
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
6

Ingredients

For the Burgers

  • 15 Ounces canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 Pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 Cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/4 Cup cilantro
  • 1 Egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons grill seasoning, such asFire and Flavor Salmon Rub
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh lime zest
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 Whole grain buns

For the Salsa

  • 2 Ripe avocados, diced or roughly mashed
  • 1 Small tomato, diced
  • 2 Teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced
  • Lime wedges, for serving

Directions

For the Burgers

Place black beans in a large bowl and mash with a potato masher or back of fork. Add turkey, quinoa, cilantro, egg, Salmon Rub, lime zest, cumin, and salt. Season with freshly ground black pepper and mix with hands until all ingredients are incorporated. Shape turkey into 6 burgers and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

Grill burgers until charred on both sides (flipping only once), about 5 minutes per side, until meat thermometer registers 165°F when inserted in center of burger. Lightly grill cut sides of buns until lightly toasted and serve burgers with whole grain buns, avocado salsa and lime wedges.

For the Salsa

Prepare salsa by combining avocados, tomato, lime juice, and garlic. Season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper and set aside.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
41g
64%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Cholesterol
173mg
58%
Protein
60g
100%
Carbs
46g
15%
Vitamin A
42µg
5%
Vitamin B12
6µg
100%
Vitamin B6
2mg
81%
Vitamin C
19mg
32%
Vitamin D
0.4µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
8mg
41%
Vitamin K
21µg
26%
Calcium
151mg
15%
Fiber
11g
46%
Folate (food)
175µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
237µg
59%
Folic acid
36µg
N/A
Iron
5mg
30%
Magnesium
138mg
35%
Monounsaturated
16g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
22mg
100%
Phosphorus
765mg
100%
Polyunsaturated
11g
N/A
Potassium
1467mg
42%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.7mg
42.9%
Sodium
633mg
26%
Thiamin (B1)
0.9mg
56.7%
Zinc
4mg
28%