Stretch a Buck Turkey and Bean Burrito Burgers

Total Time:
36 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
16 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 cup cold leftover white or brown rice
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • Palmful chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons, half a palmful, cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander, half a palmful
  • 1 tablespoon grill seasoning, (recommended: Montreal Seasoning by McCormick)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 clove garlic, grated or finely chopped
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 jalapeno or serrano pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 red leaf lettuce leaves
  • 1 ripe tomato, sliced
  • 4 crusty rolls, split
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Combine rice, meat and beans with spices and grill seasoning. Form 4 big patties from the meat and bean mixture then heat 1 tablespoon oil, a turn of the pan, in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook patties 7 to 8 minutes on each side.

  • While burgers cook, combine avocado with garlic, lime zest and juice, jalapeno and red onion. Mash to roughly combine, then stir in the sour cream.

  • Place burgers on buns with lettuce and tomato and top with sour cream guacamole.


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