Jerk Turkey Burgers

Number of Servings: 4 (249g)
Active Time: 25 min.
Total Time: 25 min.
Jerk Turkey Burgers

These robust flavors will delight your taste buds on a warm summer’s evening—paired with the nutty flavor of a whole wheat roll, you’ll be wishing there were leftovers.


  • ⅓ cup couscous
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • 2 tsp. canola oil
  • ½ cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. curry powder
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. allspice
  • ½ tsp. ginger
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 12 oz. 99% lean ground turkey
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
  • 4 tomato slices
  • 4 lettuce leaves


  1. Combine couscous and water. Let stand until tender (5-10 minutes).
  2. Heat oil in a small skillet over low heat. Add bell pepper, garlic, herbs, and spices. Cook, stirring, until the bell pepper is slightly softened (1-2 minutes).
  3. Prepare a grill or preheat the broiler to high.
  4. Mix turkey, couscous, and bell pepper thoroughly. Shape into four ¾” thick patties. Grill or broil the patties, turning once, until they reach a minimum internal temperature of 165ºF (5 minutes per side).
  5. Build burgers on buns with tomato and lettuce.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 249g

Amount per serving
Calories 320
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 555mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 3g Added Sugars 6%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 31g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 140.4mg 10%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
Potassium 550mg 10%
Vitamin A 130.9mcg 15%
Vitamin C 29.5mg 35%
Vitamin E 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin K 39.6mcg 35%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 12.9mg 80%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 41.6mcg 10%
Vitamin B12 0.4mcg 15%
Biotin 9.6mcg 35%
Chloride 30.2mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.9mg 20%
Phosphorus 221.3mg 20%
Iodine 1mcg 0%
Magnesium 42mg 10%
Zinc 1.4mg 10%
Selenium 21.3mcg 40%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0.5mcg 0%
Molybdenum 10.2mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


99% Ground Turkey, Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns (whole Wheat Flour, Water, Wheat Gluten, Yeast, Sugar, Contains 2% Or Less Of: Soybean Oil, Nonfat Milk, Salt, Calcium Propionate And Sorbic Acid To Extend Freshness, Datem, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Monoglycerides, Sesame Seeds), Water, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Red Bell Pepper, Couscous (100% Durum Wheat Semolina), Canola Oil, Garlic, Salt, Curry Powder (spices, Turmeric, Garlic, Silicon Dioxide), Cumin, Thyme, Allspice, Ginger, Black Pepper, Paprika, Cayenne Pepper.

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