Jalapeño Cheddar Turkey Burger Bowl

Burgers are a favorite around here and a burger bowl is a great option if you want to get a bit healthier in the new year. So much goodness oozes out of the center in this one.⁣

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Jalapeño Cheddar Turkey Burger Bowl

Course: Salads
Keyword: Gluten Free, High Protein, Under 30 Minutes, Weeknight Meals
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Denise



  • 28 oz lean turkey or beef not extra lean⁣
  • 2 Tbsp finely minced onion⁣
  • Kosher salt & pepper to taste⁣
  • 4 oz cream cheese⁣
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese⁣
  • 1 tsp garlic powder⁣
  • 1 tsp onion powder ⁣
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce ⁣
  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper diced (seeds removed if you prefer less spice)⁣


  • Romaine lettuce chopped ⁣
  • Sautéed mushrooms and onions⁣
  • Cooked bacon diced ⁣
  • Grape tomatoes diced⁣
  • Avocado diced⁣
  • Dill pickles ⁣


  • Preheat outdoor grill to medium or nonstick skillet over medium high heat if cooking indoors.⁣
  • In a small bowl combine cream cheese, cheddar cheese and diced jalapeno.⁣
  • Combine meat, Kosher salt & pepper, Worcestershire, garlic powder, onion powder and minced onion. Divide meat into 4-6 even pieces (5-7oz each). Take 1/4 of the cream cheese mixture and flatten it into a pancake shape. Wrap beef or turkey around the cheese ensuring the cheese mixture is completely covered. ⁣
  • Cook burgers for 6-7 minutes on each side or until completely cooked. (Turkey should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees and beef should reach 160 degrees).⁣
  • While burgers are grilling, prepare your salad with as many toppings as you wish! Top the salad with your warm burger and enjoy!⁣


Serves 4⁣-6⁣
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