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(Adapted from howsweeteats.com)

Roasted Jalapeño Cheddar Turkey Burgers with BBQ Aioli
YIELD: SERVES 4 TOTAL TIME: 45 MINUTES
ingredients:
2 jalapeño peppers
1 pound lean ground turkey (I use 94% lean)
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 green onions, sliced
2 ounces cheddar cheese, freshly grated
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/4 cup panko bread crumbs
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
4 ounces cheddar cheese, sliced
1 ripe tomato, sliced
4 lettuce leaves
4 whole wheat buns

BBQ aioli
1/4 cup mayonnaise
3 tablespoons BBQ sauce
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon ground cumin

directions:
Preheat the broiler in your oven. Place peppers on a baking sheet and set them directly under the broiler, turning them every minute or so until the skin is completely black and charred. Remove the peppers and immediately place them in a large ziplock bag. Let sit for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, take the peppers out and rub the skins off. Slice off the tops and bottoms, then cut the peppers down the middle. remove the seeds, and chop the peppers. WASH YOUR HANDS!!

Add the turkey, peppers, garlic, green onions, cheddar, egg, panko, salt, pepper and paprika to a large bowl. Gently mixed until just combined and form into 4 equal sized patties. Heat a grill over medium heat. Add the patties and cook until brown on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Reduce the heat to low, top each burger with the cheddar and cover. Let sit for 1 minute until the cheese melted.

Assemble the burgers with the buns, the aioli (below), tomato slices and lettuce. Serve!

BBQ aioli
Combine mayo, BBQ sauce, garlic, paprika and cumin.

http://www.howsweeteats.com/2013/08/roasted-jalapeno-cheddar-turkey-burgers-with-bbq-aioli/

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