Greek Turkey Burgers

Recipe adapted from Recipe Runner.

Turkey Burger Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. lean ground turkey
  • 1 c. fresh baby spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 c. red onion, minced
  • 1/4 c. crumbled feta cheese (plus more to top burger)
  • 1 TBSP fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano, rubbed between palm of hands
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Serve on bun with sliced tomatoes, crumbled feta, if desired, and Tzatziki sauce (see below or store bought)

Tzatziki Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/2 c. shredded cucumber
  • 1 c. plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 of a lemon, juiced
  • 1 TBSP fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Tzatziki Sauce: Place the shredded cucumber onto a clean dish towel or paper towels, gather it up and use your hands squeeze out as much of the liquid as you can; then add all of the ingredients to a bowl and stir together until combined. Taste for seasoning then cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Greek Turkey Burgers:

  1. In a large bowl combine the spinach, red onion, feta, dill, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Add in the ground turkey and use your hands to mix everything together, don’t overwork the meat.
  3. Form the meat mixture into 4 patties.
  4. Heat your grill, grill pan, or skillet over medium heat. Spray or coat the grill grates/pan with oil.
  5. Grill the burgers for approximately 4-6 minutes then flip over and grill another 4-6 minutes or until done.
  6. Serve the turkey burgers on a bun with the tzatziki sauce, sliced tomatoes, and more crumbled feta.

Greek Turkey Burgers:

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