Recipe: Cheesy Guacamole Turkey Burger with Corn Salsa


The turkey burger! Could be delectable, but could also be meh. Here comes a #150BunsofSummer recipe that aims to shake it up! We've got a juicy burger, cheese to fill out what we're missing, and super punchy guacamole, alongside the burst of flavour from the grilled corn. Try this at your next BBQ STAT!


  • 4 D’Italiano® Crustini Buns
  • 4 slices of Monterey Jack cheese
  • 5 lbs. turkey
  • Salt and pepper
  • Red onion, diced
  • Grilled corn
  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 lime's juice
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Combine turkey, salt, pepper and onions in a bowl and form 1-inch-thick patties.
  2. Combine all guacamole ingredients and mash until the avocado is relatively smooth.
  3. Grill turkey patties on medium heat, about 4 minutes per side, until they're cooked through. Melt Monterey Jack cheese on patties.
  4. Toss a fresh ear of corn on the grill; once cooked, remove corn kernels and set aside.
  5. Toast D’Italiano® Crustini buns on the grill.
  6. To build, place each cheese-covered burger on a bun and top with a heap of guacamole and grilled corn kernels.