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Fajita Turkey Burger

This recipe is a great way to enjoy a burger without the high-fat, high-calorie beef. The turkey provides a lean source of protein, and the fajita seasoning adds a lot of flavor without adding a lot of calories or fat. It's a great meal option for those who have undergone weight loss surgery.


  • 1 lb. lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp each salt & pepper
  • 2 tbsp. taco seasoning
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced


  1. Mix together ground turkey, grated parmesan cheese, egg white, salt & pepper and 1 tbsp. taco seasoning.
  2. Heat the grill- and meanwhile, form the mixture into patties. Grill for about 4-5 minutes per side or until internal temperature reads 165 F.
  3. Meanwhile, add sliced onions and bell peppers to a skillet over medium high heat. Sprinkle another tbsp. of taco seasoning to the mixture. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  4. Once burgers are cooked- remove from grill and top with bell peppers and onions. Serve with salsa or other toppings as desired.