“Mile High” Turkey Burgers

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 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
  • 1 teaspoon chopped oregano
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon coconut aminos
  • 4 large Portobello mushroom caps
  • 1 medium avocado peeled and mashed
  • 1 tablespoon diced green onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 small onion sliced


  • Heat grill to medium-high heat.
  • In a large bowl, mix the first 4 ingredients (turkey through oregano). Form turkey mixture into patties.
  • Place burgers on the grill and cook for 5 to 10 minutes on each side, until burgers are no longer pink in the center.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat coconut oil. To the oil, add the coconut aminos and the mushrooms. Cook for 5 minutes on each side, until tender.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the next 4 ingredients (avocado through lime juice) with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  • Layer mushroom, burger, guacamole, spinach and onion and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Shredded Brussels sprouts. (Cut large Brussels sprouts i half lengthwise then place on a clean surface, cut sides down, and thinly slice; stir-fry in olive oil and ghee over medium heat until almost tender. Add a little chicken broth, cover and simmer for 3 minutes or until tender; toss with salt and pepper to taste.)
NUTRITION: 328 Calories; 21g Fat (55.9% calories from fat); 24g Protein; 13g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 90mg Cholesterol; 130mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat.
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