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Turkey Taco Burger

Healthy Turkey Taco Burger

30 Minute Healthy Turkey Taco Burger combines the best of both worlds- Tacos and Burgers! Easy and versatile. Perfect for a weeknight meal!  

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Burgers 1x



Creamy Cilantro-Lime Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove
  • juice from 1/2 of a lime
  • pinch of salt

Taco Turkey Burgers

  • 2 tablespoons of taco seasoning
  • 1lb ground turkey- 85%lean 
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 4 pepper jack cheese slice
  • 4 small burger bun
  • 1 tomato- diced
  • 1 avocado, smashed


  1. Blend all the ingredients for the cilantro-lime sauce till smooth. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the taco seasoning and ground turkey together. Form into 4 patties, set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Once the oil starts to shimmer, add in the onions, stirring occasionally. Cook till onions become translucent about 6-8 min. Transfer onions to a small dish, wipe the pan out, and return to stovetop. 
  4. Add 1 tbs of olive oil to the skillet. Once it starts to shimmer, add turkey patties. Cook for 3-4 minutes, flip, add pepper jack cheese, cook for another 3-4 minutes, or until the meat is cooked all the way through. 
  5. Transfer the patties to the buns—top with tomatoes, onions, lettuce, avocado, and cilantro lime sauce. 
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes


  • Serving Size: 1 Burger
  • Calories: 600
  • Fat: 35g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Protein: 32g