Happy Monday, meal preppers! This week I’m bringing you a fun meal to prep using your air fryer – a juicy Bacon Turkey Burger. I served mine up with plenty of pickled red onions and guac inside a lettuce wrap, plus some corn on the cob on the side. It makes for quite the tasty meal. 10/10 would recommend.
The great thing about adding bacon to a turkey burger is that the burger overall stays pretty lean, but the bacon adds a ton of flavor and adds a certain juiciness that turkey burgers can lack. If you want something even juicier, use 93/7 or 90/10 ground turkey instead of extra lean. Either way, you really can’t go wrong! Enjoy!
Air Fryer Bacon Turkey Burger
- 1 lb extra lean ground turkey
- 4 slices Oscar Meyer Center Cut bacon, chopped (26 grams)
- 1/4 cup green onions, chopped (25 grams)
- 4 cloves garlic, minced (16 grams)
- 1 tsp Mexican oregano
- 1/2 tsp Oh My Spice! Fajita Seasoning
- 1/2 tsp salt
Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix with hands until just combined. Form 4 equal size burger patties and set aside.
Set air fryer to 360 degrees for 15 minutes and allow to pre-heat.
Once the air fryer is pre-heated, add burger patties and air fry for 12-15 minutes or until cooked through (mine took about 12 minutes), flipping halfway through.
Serve on a lettuce wrap or bun with pickled red onions and guacamole.
Pickled Red Onion
- 1/2 medium red onion, sliced (100 grams)
- 1 cup water (8 oz)
- 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar (4 oz)
- 2 tbsp sugar (24 grams)
- 2 tsp salt (10 grams)
Microwave water in a microwave safe dish until almost boiling, about 1-2 minutes.
Add sugar and salt to hot water and stir until completely dissolved. Add apple cider vinegar and stir.
Place onion slices in a resealable glass jar and pour pickling liquid over top until onions are covered in liquid.
Refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight before serving.