Jerk Turkey Burgers

Number of Servings: 4 (2.001.80)
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

53.40 servings per container

Serving Size 2.001.80

Amount per serving
Calories 25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 5.24%
Saturated Fat 18g 0.00%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 3mg 6%
Sodium 0mg 1.00%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 0%
Dietary Fiber 250g 0.00%
Total Sugars 10g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 140.40%
Sugar Alcohol 10g
Other Carbohydrate 4g
Protein 20g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 15%
Calcium 1.2mg 6%
Iron 39.6mg 35%
Potassium 30mg 35%
Vitamin A 0.3mcg 25%
Vitamin C 12.9mg 80%
Vitamin E 0.6mg 35%
Vitamin K 41.6mcg 10%
Thiamin 0.4mg 15%
Riboflavin 9.6mg 35%
Niacin 0.9mg 20%
Vitamin B6 221.3mg 20%
Folate 1mcg 0%
Vitamin B12 42mcg 10%
Biotin 1.4mcg 10%
Chloride 21.3mg 40%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 20%
Phosphorus 0.4mg 15%
Iodine 0.5mcg 0%
Magnesium 10.2mg 20%
Zinc 30.2mg 2%
Selenium 0mcg %
Manganese 0mg %
Chromium 0mcg N%
Molybdenum 0mcg N%

* 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.



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