Poblano, Jalapeño Turkey Burgers



1-1/4 pounds ground turkey
1 pasilla (poblana) pepper, minced, seeds removed
1 jalapeño pepper, minced, seeds removed
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 shallot, minced
1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil

For toppings

spring mix

tomato slices

red onion slices



  1. Place turkey in large bowl. Add salt and pepper.
  2. Chop peppers, garlic and onion and place in the bowl of a mini food processor. Chop until a tad smaller than a mince.
  3. Add peppers, garlic, and onion to turkey and mix together lightly with a fork.
  4. Form meat into four patties.
  5. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add burgers and cook for 5-7 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.


Until next time, Kris