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Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Tropical Fruit Salsa

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Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers with Tropical Fruit Salsa


POINTS® value |5 or CORE

Servings | 4

Preparation Time | 22 min

Cooking Time | 25 min

Level of Difficulty | Easy


main meals | These Caribbean-inspired burgers also taste great made with ground chicken breast or extra-lean ground beef. They'll be a welcome addition to your July 4th gathering.



1/2 cup papaya(s), diced

1 cup mango(es), diced

3/4 cup red onion(s), finely chopped, divided

1/2 cup green pepper(s), finely chopped, divided

2 Tbsp cilantro, fresh, chopped

2 Tbsp fresh lime juice

1/2 cup uncooked quick oats

1/3 cup ketchup

1 Tbsp jerk seasoning, Jamaican-variety

1 large egg(s)

1 pound uncooked ground turkey breast



1,To prepare salsa, combine papaya, mango, 1/4 cup each of red onion and green pepper, cilantro and lime juice in a medium bowl; set aside. (Note: You can make the salsa up to 1 day in advance.)


2.To prepare burgers, combine remaining 1/2 cup of red onion, remaining 1/4 cup of green pepper, oats, ketchup, jerk seasoning and egg in a large bowl; mix until well combined. Add turkey; mix thoroughly. Divide turkey mixture into 4 equal portions and shape each portion into a 1-inch-thick patty; cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 20 minutes.


3.Preheat broiler. Broil burgers until cooked through, flipping once, about 20 to 25 minutes total. Serve each with about a heaping 1/3 cup of salsa.

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