Turkey Taco Burgers
Anaheim’s are very popular in Southwestern US Cuisine.Also called “New Mexican Chile”. These were developed by Dr. Fabian Garcia in New Mexico about 100 yrs ago who was seeking a chile pepper that was bigger, fleshier, and milder.
They got the name “Anaheim” when a farmer named Emilio Ortega brought these seeds to the Anaheim area in the early 1900’s. This chile can be roasted and peeled and used in recipes or stuffed to make chile rellenos just as the Poblano Chile.
For the burgers:
1 lb ground turkey, thawed (or ground beef)
1 packet Taco Seasoning
salt and pepper
4-6 slices of Cheddar or Monterrey Jack Cheese
4-6 whole wheat hamburger buns
Toppings: sliced tomatoes, sliced avocado, sliced onion, lettuce
For the Green Chile Sour Cream Sauce:
1/2 cup reduced fat sour cream
3 tbsp diced green chiles (mild or hot)
1/2 tsp cumin
salt and pepper to taste
Makes 4-6 burgers (depending on size).
Green Chile Sour Cream Sauce:
in a small bowl mix together:
In a large bowl mix ground turkey, taco seasoning, and a dash of salt and pepper until well combined. Form 4-6 patties and place on a hot grill. Cook until cooked through or until desired done-ness, flipping once. Top each patty with a slice of cheese and leave until melted.
Spread about a tablespoon of sour cream sauce on the hamburger bun, then assemble burgers with toppings of your choice. Add a spoonful of salsa if desired!