paleo chipotle turkey burgers with guacamole

Chipotle Turkey Burger with Guacamole

  • Author: Krista @
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 mins
  • cook_time Cook Time: 15 mins
  • total_time Total Time: 25 mins
  • yield Yield: 4
  • category Category: Lunch, Dinner
  • method Method: Cooked
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


Healthy Paleo Chipotle Turkey Burgers filled with tex-mex flavor then topped with zesty guacamole and pickled onions. These Turkey Burgers are low carb, high in protein, done in 30 minutes and guaranteed to be a favorite!



  • 1.5lbs. ground lean turkey
  • 1/3 cup fresh diced cilantro
  • 1/2 tablespoon diced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt to season
  • 1 tablespoon grape seed oil
  • 1 beef steak tomato, sliced
  • 1 head of iceberg lettuce, sliced into wedges
  • 3 avocado, mashed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • Homemade Pickled Onions


  1. Make Pickled Onions.
  2. To a large bowl add ground turkey, fresh cilantro, chipotle peppers, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper. Using your hands mix to combine everything together.
  3. Then form into 4 equal patties (should be about 1/3lb. per patty). Set aside.
  4. In a small bowl add avocado, lime juice, and sea salt. Using a fork or a potato masher, mash the avocado and stir other ingredients together. Set aside.
  5. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat.
  6. Add grape seed oil to the pan. Next add in the chipotle turkey patties. Cook each skillet for 5-6 minutes, you should have a night sear on both sides.
  7. Remove from pan.
  8. Assemble the burgers: place a lettuce wedge on the bottom, top with tomato slice, turkey burger, 1-2 tablespoons of guacamole and top with pickled onions.
  9. Devour!


  • Serving Size: 1 burger
  • Calories: 341
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 589 mg
  • Fat: 21 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 12 g
  • Fiber: 8 g
  • Protein: 29 g
  • Cholesterol: 105 mg

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