Mexican Breakfast Burger

February 8, 2024

By Maria Fernanda Lopez

Reviewed by Rae Mueller, RDN

Kyla Health

A low fat, high protein breakfast (or lunch/dinner) that will keep you full and nourished! This recipe is easy to make, using extra lean ground turkey, taco seasoning and low calorie whole wheat burger buns. You’ll be getting 41 grams of protein in one burger with hardly any saturated fat, making this a great choice if you are trying to lower your cholesterol.

Mexican Breakfast Burger


Makes 4 burgers

  • 1 lb of extra lean (93% or above) ground turkey
  • 1 tsp of garlic powder
  • ⅛ tsp of black pepper
  • 1 tsp of taco seasoning
  • ½ cup of egg whites
  • ½ cup of roasted red onion
  • 1 cup of lettuce
  • 4 slices of low fat cheese
  • 4 whole wheat burger buns


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Mix the ground turkey with seasonings and create 4 patties.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes.
  4. Slice the buns and top each one with lettuce, cooked turkey, low fat cheese, roasted onion, egg whites.
  5. Top with the leftover burger bun and enjoy!
Mexican Breakfast Burgers Video


Nutrition analyzed in My Net Diary and may not be 100% accurate due to variations in ingredients and brands used.

Shopping List

  • 1 lb of extra lean (93% of above) ground turkey
  • Garlic powder
  • Black pepper
  • 1 packet of low sodium taco seasoning
  • 1 carton of egg whites
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 head of romaine or butter lettuce
  • 1 package of sliced low fat cheese
  • 1 package of whole wheat burger buns

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