Jerk Turkey Burgers

Number of Servings: 4 (249 g)
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 249 g

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.

Latest from Our Blog

Avoiding Burnout With Your Health Goals


In order to successfully achieve a health goal, it should fit into your life seamlessly. Avoid burnout by following this helpful advice.

Continue Reading »