Turkey and black bean burgers

Gluten Free Low Sodium

Combining fresh and dried seasonings gives this turkey burger terrific flavor while keeping the salt (sodium) low.


1 pound 93% lean ground turkey
1/2 cup no-salt-added canned black beans, drained
1 large egg
1/4 cup diced sweet onion
1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon organic cold pressed canola oil


1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except oil. Use your hands to mix until well-combined. Form into 4 patties. 
2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add patties and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side. Turkey burgers are ready when a cooking thermometer inserted into the center of a patty reaches 165 F. 
3. Enjoy warm!   

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Makes 4 servings 
Recipe contains: egg 
Carb choices per serving: 0  
*Option not included in nutrition facts.

First Published: 02/24/2019
Last Reviewed: 04/14/2022

Turkey and black bean burgers
Serve with toppings of your choice: sliced avocado, tomato, onion, brown spicy mustard or lettuce!*
Turkey and black bean burgers nutrition label