Jalapeno, spinach turkey burgers, The Bachelor, and Louie …

Monday nights have become my favorite night of the week …. why? The Bachelor! OMG I am obsessed with this freaking show! I can’t get enough of that hunk Sean! He is so fine!!

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I should mention that I have never really watched The Bachelor prior to this season, but I am now officially obsessed and I will be very sad after it’s over, as I have become actually excited for Monday’s (in the history of my life, I have never been excited for Monday’s). Anyhow … on Monday’s I try to make something special to eat while I watch The Bachelor. Last night, I came up with these turkey jalapeno spinach burgers. It is no secret that I do not like the taste of ground turkey on it’s own. I need to jazz it up if I eat it. Spinach and jalapenos were the perfect thing for this turkey!

Here’s the stuff I used … I put about 2 tsp of chili powder, 1 tbsp of garlic powder, and salt & pepper to taste …

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I chopped up about 2 cups of spinach and diced the whole jalapeno. Don’t rub your eyes at this point! I forever am rubbing my eyes after dicing jalapenos. I know … duh!

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I put the spinach, jalapenos and spices in the bowl with the turkey and mixed it up with my hands! I then quarter them (making a cross pattern with my hands) so that you have 4 equally sized burgers. Genius right??!!

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Form into patties and place on a hot grill pan for approx. 15 min. per side. I ALWAYS check with a meat thermometer though. 160 is perf!

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You will have 4 really tasty turkey burgers. I was proud of my grill marks!!

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I made my sweet & spicy sweet potatoes on the side!

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Sorry this post is sooooo long, but when I woke up this morning, I had this idea. I would post my jalapeno spinach turkey burgers with an explanation of who Louie is … not that you care, or even will notice … but it’s been on my mind. So here it goes …

This is Louie …

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This is me and Louie (she looks so happy that I’m smothering her with kisses right!??)

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Louie loves lettuce … like seriously will bite your finger off to get to it. Do you see the ferocious look in her eyes?????

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She loves to eat it, but loves to rub her face all over it. I like to think that she is pretending to be a big cat in the jungle …

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Louie just really loves lettuce …

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