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Hatch Chile Turkey Burger with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

Hatch Chile Turkey Burgers with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x


Hatch Chile Turkey Burgers are grilled to perfection and topped with fresh and Tangy Pineapple Salsa. Perfect for grilling in the Summertime!



Turkey Burgers

  • 1 ½ pounds ground turkey
  • 6 medium roasted hatch chiles (peeled, seeded & diced)
  • medium yellow onion (grated)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 6 each hamburger buns

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

  • 3 cups fresh pineapple (diced (approximately 1 medium pineapple))
  • ½ medium bell pepper (diced)
  • ½ medium red onion (diced)
  • 1 medium jalapeno (minced)
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro (chopped)
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


Turkey Burgers

  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  2. In a medium sized bowl combine turkey, chiles, onion, cumin, thyme, salt & pepper. Mix by hand until ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. Divide meat mixture in 6 equal portions and roll into balls. Flatten balls into approximately 1 inch thick patties.
  4. Grill burgers over medium-high heat for about 8 minutes on the first side. The burgers will release from the grill when they are properly cooked. If they are still sticking, wait a couple more minutes until they come up easily with a spatula.
  5. Flip burgers and cook for an additional 4 minutes or until the burgers reach an internal temperature of 165°.
  6. Serve on hamburgers buns topped with the fresh pineapple salsa.

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine pineapple, bell pepper, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, lime juice and salt together. Mix together until all ingredients are combined well.
  2. If you can, let the salsa sit 2-8 hours in the refrigerator to give all of the flavor a chance to merry together.
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 342

Keywords: burgers, grilling, hatch chiles, pineapple, salsa, summer, turkey

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