Miners’ Turkey Burgers with Black Bean Salsa

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 603


3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1/2 small red onion, minced
1 carrot, finely chopped
1 stalk celery, finely chopped
1 pound ground turkey
1 slice white bread, crumbled
1 (4-ounce) can chopped mild green chili, drained
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 (8-inch) flour tortillas, hamburger buns, or pita bread
1 head Boston lettuce
Black Bean Salsa:
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large tomato, seeded and diced
1 avocado, diced
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (8 3/4-ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained


Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion, reserving one tablespoon onion. Add 1 tablespoon oil to skillet; add carrot and celery. Sauté until very tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and place in a mixing bowl. Add turkey, bread crumbs, chiles, and salt. Combine well and shape into 4 (3/4 -inch) thick patties. Heat remaining tablespoon oil in same skillet over medium heat. Cook patties about 10 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and lightly browned on both sides.

To serve, heat tortillas, buns, or pita breads. Top with lettuce leaves and turkey patty. Spoon salsa over patties.

Black Bean Salsa:
Mix lime juice, pepper, oil, and salt. Stir in tomato, avocado, black beans, corn and reserved onion.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 603
Calories from Fat: 161

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