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Pull out the grill and whip these up! They’re sure to be a hit.

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder (16 g)
  • 2 tablespoons paprika (14 g)
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander (5 g)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder (10 g)
  • 1 tablespoon salt (12 g)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin (4 g)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cayenne (2 g)
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper (2 g)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper (2 g)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano (2 g)

For the turkey burgers

  • 2 pounds ground turkey (.9 kg), preferably a blend of thigh and breast meat
  • 1/2 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup minced scallion, white and green parts
  • 1 or 2 serrano chiles, minced
  • 2 large egg whites, whisked
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Emeril’s Southwest Essence spice blend (see preceding recipe or purchase the blend in a jar at your grocery store or online)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin (2 g)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 12 mini burger buns or small soft dinner rolls, warmed
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 12 small lettuce leaves
  • 12 slices tomato
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onions
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and thinly sliced
  • Store bought or homemade mayonnaise
  • Mustard
  • Ketchup

Directions

1stir the chili powder, paprika, coriander, garlic powder, salt, cumin, cayenne, crushed red pepper, black pepper, and oregano together in a small bowl, . You need to  have about 1/2 cup.

 

2Add the onion, oregano, garlic, cayenne,   cumin,   and coriander, and cook, stirring, until the onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Add 1 can of drained beans, 1 can of chiles along with the liquid, the chicken broth or stock, and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil.

3mash the remaining can of drained beans with the remaining can of chiles in a small bowl using a fork or potato masher, Stir this mash into the chili and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve with the cilantro leaves and lime wedges

 

Nutrition Information for Southwest Turkey Sliders:

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Per Serving: 14 g pro., 574 mg sodium, 214 kcal cal., 9 g Fat, total, 68 mg chol., 3 g sat. fat, 17 g carb., 1 g fiber