Friday, July 3, 2009

Grilled Chili Turkey Burgers

Summer and burgers...they just go together! This burger is lower in fat and loaded with flavor.

1 recipe Chimichurri Topping (below)
1 1/2 lbs. ground turkey burger
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
3 whole wheat pita bread rounds, quartered and toasted
grilled red peppers

Prepare Chimichurri topping. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, chili powder, onion powder, cumin and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Shape into 6 patties
Grill patties on the rack of an uncovered grill 10 to 13 minutes. Place each patty on top of two of the pita quarters. Top with Chimichurri Topping.

Chimichurri Topping: In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup finely snipped fresh flat-leaf parsley, 1/2 cup finely snipped fresh cilantro, 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar (could do without or use regular vinegar), 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 cloves minced garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper.

1 comment:

~RED~ said...

yum! love the topping too!

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