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Flavor Time Turkey Smash Burgers

Flavor Time Turkey Smash Burger
Cooks in 25
Serves 6-8






Pepper Belly Pete


  • 2 lbs of ground turkey
  • 1 grated small onion
  • 1 grated fresh jalapeño
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp steak sauce
  • 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers crushed.


Prep and Smash

Combine ingredients and mix until evenly incorporated. Separate the mixture into 3-ounce meatballs and preheat your griddle or pan to medium-high heat. Add meatballs to your cooking surface and smash until thin with a spatula. Flip once juices start to start to bubble up on the top of the smashed patties. Add pepper jack cheese to patties Insert a thermometer into the side of each burger and pull once they have reached 165°F.

Build your Smash Burger

Spread mustard evenly across buns and top with your burger, spinach, and tomato and a dash of your favorite hot sauce.

About this recipe:
This recipe was created by @PepperBellyPete_Official for Turkey Smoke’s Tailgate with Turkey campaign. Make sure your tailgate features grilled or smoked turkey, the MVP (Most Valuable Protein) of any spread.