Jerk Turkey Burgers

Number of Servings: 4 (248g)
Prep 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
  • ½tsp. ginger
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 12 oz. 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 248g

Amount per serving
Calories 305
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 47mg 15%
Sodium 570mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 16g
Protein 27g
Vitamin D 0.3mcg 0%
Calcium 80.6mg 6%
Iron 2.9mg 15%
Potassium 570mg 10%
Vitamin A 139.7mcg 15%
Vitamin C 30.5mcg 35%
Vitamin E 1.6mg 15%
Vitamin K 41mcg 35%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 16.1mg 100%
Vitamin B6 1mg 60%
Folate 45.5mcg 11%
Vitamin B12 0.4mcg 15%
Biotin 4.3mcg 15%
Chloride 34.4mg 2%
Pantothenate 1.3mg 20%
Phosphorus 338.9mg 25%
Iodine 1mcg 0%
Magnesium 80.4mg 20%
Zinc 2.7mg 25%
Selenium 40.8mcg 70%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 1.4mg 60%
Chromium 1.5mcg 6%
Molybdenum 10.4mcg 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.


Fat Free Ground Turkey, Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns (whole Wheat Flour, Water, Wheat Gluten, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Yeast, Soybean Oil, Salt, Calcium Sulfate, Brown Sugar, Grain Vinegar, Calcium Propionate (preservative), Monocalcium Phosphate, Ethoxylated Mono- And Diglycerides, Datem And/or Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Cellulose Gum, Calcium Carbonate, Cornstarch, Citric Acid, Mono- And Diglycerides, Azodicarbonamide And/or Potassium Iodate, Vitamin D3, Soy Lecithin, Sesame Seeds), Water, Tomatoes, Lettuce, 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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