Jerky Turkey Burgers With Papaya Salsa

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Submitted by Leah

Ingredients You'll Need

1 1/2 lb Ground Turkey
1 Garlic Clove, Minced
2 Scallions, Thinly Sliced
1 Serrano Or Jalapeno Pepper, Minced
1 Ginger Root, Grated
2 tsp Thyme, Chopped
1 tsp Allspice
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Black Pepper
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Ripe Lime, Juiced
4 Bib or Green Leaf Lettuce Leaves
4 Kaiser Rolls, Split
1 large Papaya, Diced
1 Red Bell Pepper, Diced
1/2 Red Onion, Diced
1 Serrano Or Jalapeno Pepper, Chopped
2 Tbsp Cilantro, Chopped
1 Navel Orange, Juiced


*Preheat large non-stick skillet, indoor grill, or tabletop grill to medium-high heat

*Combine turkey, garlic, scallions, ginger, thyme, allspice, nutmeg, salt & pepper

*Form mixture into 4 large patties, no more than and inch thick; drizzle patties with a touch of oil

*Place patties in a hot pan or on a hot grill and cook 6 minutes on each side

*Squeeze the juice of 1 ripe lime over patties before removing them from the heat

*Place the cooked patties on bun bottoms and top with lettuce

*Combine the papaya, red bell pepper, red onion, pepper, cilantro, and orange juice in a bowl

*Season salsa mixture with salt to taste

*Pile salsa on top of the lettuce and add bun tops to burgers

*Serve with chili lime avocados and pineapple wedges, if desired

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