Spicy Guacamole Turkey Burgers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 4 large Portobello mushroom caps
  • 1 medium avocado peeled and mashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 small jalapeno minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup arugula


  • Preheat grill to MEDIUM-HIGH.
  • In a large bowl, thoroughly combine first 4 ingredients (ground turkey through cilantro); form mixture into patties. Place patties on the grill; cook for 5 to 10 minutes per side or until the centers are no longer pink.
  • Melt the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add coconut aminos and mushroom caps; cook for 5 minutes per side or until tender.
  • Prepare guacamole: In a small bowl, combine next 5 ingredients (avocado through onion powder).
  • To serve, layer each mushroom cap with a turkey burger, some guacamole and arugula.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Mixed Grilled Veggies: In a large bowl, toss together sliced zucchini, yellow squash and red bell pepper in melted coconut oil; transfer to a grill basket, place on the grill and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, turning often.
NUTRTION: 320 Calories; 21g Fat (57.2% calories from fat); 24g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 90mg Cholesterol; 125mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat.
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