Cream Cheese Stuffed Turkey Burger


10 minutes


10 minutes






  • 1 Tablespoon Challenge Butter
  • 2 jalapeños, seeded and diced
  • ½ package (4 oz) Challenge Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 Tablespoons onion, finely minced
  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 brioche or hamburger buns
  • (optional) avocado, bacon, lettuce, tomato


  • 1
    Preheat grill to medium or oven to broil on high.
  • 2
    Melt butter over medium heat in a saucepan. Add diced jalapeño and cook for a minute.
  • 3
    In a small bowl combine combine cream cheese, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, and garlic salt. Set aside.
  • 4
    In a large bowl, mix ground turkey with garlic salt, minced onion, and Worcestershire sauce.
  • 5
    Lightly spray a foil lined pan with oil. Divide meat into 8 equal portions and flatten portions into 4-inch round patties, pressing lightly against the pan to flatten.
  • 6
    Divide filling into 4 equal portions. Place filling on 4 of the patties and spread to within a ½ inch of the edge.
  • 7
    Cover with remaining 4 patties and pinch the edges closed.
  • 8
    Grill patties over medium heat for 6-7 minutes on each side or until completely cooked. Or broil by placing burgers on a foil lined pan approximately 6″ from the broiler, 5-6 minutes on each side or until completely cooked. Turkey should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  • 9
    Serve on buns with optional avocado, bacon, lettuce and tomato.