Black Bean Cilantro Turkey Burgers

I must admit I didn’t think this would ever happen. Hubby has actually requested Turkey Burgers on more than one occasion. I have to thank Joelen for that! I’ve made her Cilantro Turkey Burgers more than once since I tried out the recipe. We both love it. I like to make 4 patties at a time and freeze the other two for a quick dinner some other day.

We had some leftover red onion and 1/2 a can of black beans. I didn’t want to let them go to waste so I thought they might go well in the turkey burger. I gave it a shot and they turned out great!
I just chopped up the onion and beans in my food processor and mixed it into the turkey mixture prior to forming the patties. I cooked them on our griddle and served them with sliced avocado on top and sweet potato home fries.

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7 Responses to “Way to nerd that up…”

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    Kristina — April 11, 2008 at 5:32 pm

    Oh, if only there were a Trader Joes here *le sigh*
    This post made me lol (literally) because my husband’s in the process of getting an Aeronautical Engineering degree 🙂

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    CB — April 11, 2008 at 6:42 pm

    OMG! thats freaking hilarious! Must show my other nerd friends…

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    Erin — April 11, 2008 at 7:38 pm

    Definitely showing “nerd” boyfriend this. He’ll probably run right over to Trader Joe’s after work. Great catch!

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    Sheltie Girl — April 13, 2008 at 1:53 pm

    This is too funny! I haven’t been to TJ’s in a while so I’ve missed the Avocado’s Magic Number. Great find and thanks for sharing!

    Sheltie Girl @ Gluten A Go Go

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    Lemon Tartlet — April 17, 2008 at 4:11 pm

    That is so cute! No fair there’s no TJ here!

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    gaga — April 17, 2008 at 7:38 pm

    Haha, that IS pretty darn nerdy. What a great find!

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    Yankee1969 — June 30, 2008 at 1:31 am

    My non-nerd g/f sent this to me to see if I’d understand the reference. I’m an EE, so I started laughing as soon as I saw the picture. 🙂 Luckily, I’m used to her odd looks when I start chuckling over something geeky like that. 🙂

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