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4.8 from 10 votes

Mediterranean Grilled Turkey Burgers

Mediterranean Grilled Turkey Burgers are an easy and delicious ground turkey recipe loved by the whole family. Topped with roasted red peppers, fresh greens, and a refreshing cucumber yogurt sauce, these Mediterranean Turkey Burgers are guaranteed to be an instant favorite.
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Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: Cucumber yogurt topping, How to grill turkey burgers, Mediterranean Grilled Turkey Burgers, Mediterranean turkey burger toppings, Turkey burger recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 404kcal
Author: Jessica Randhawa

Ingredients

For the Turkey Burgers

  • 2 pounds lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup green onions, finely chopped
  • 2/3 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

For the Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

  • 1 1/2 cups Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 2 tsp fresh dill, minced
  • salt + pepper, to taste

Additional Toppings

  • 6 hamburger buns
  • Romaine lettuce or other fresh greens, optional
  • Roasted red bell peppers, optional
  • Sliced tomatoes, optional

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey with the green onion, breadcrumbs, milk, egg, chili flakes, salt, pepper, and crumbled feta cheese. Thoroughly, mix to combine and use your hands to shape into 6 patties.
  • Pre-heat grill to medium heat or indoor electric grill to high heat and grill for approximately 5-6 minutes on each side, or until internal temperature registers 165 degrees F.
  • As the turkey burgers cook, prepare the toppings. For the yogurt sauce, combine the Greek yogurt with the cucumber, red onion, dill, and salt and pepper, to taste. 
  • Just before serving, lightly toast your hamburger buns and assemble. Start with the lettuce on the bottom, followed by the turkey burger, roasted bell pepper, tomato, and cucumber yogurt sauce. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Nutrition information does not include optional items.

Nutrition

Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 909mg | Potassium: 683mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 3.4mg
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