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    Mediterranean Turkey Burger Recipe

    Published July 3, 2013. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.


    Let's Cook - Chef Billy Parisi

    Mediterranean Turkey Burger Recipe

    Be sure to try this amazing and juicy Mediterranean Turkey Burger Recipe that is sure to be fan favorite!
    Servings: 6
    Prep Time: 20 minutes
    Cook Time: 8 minutes
    Total Time: 28 minutes


    • 1 pound of ground turkey breast meat
    • 1 pound of ground turkey thigh meat
    • 1/2 cup of small diced sweet onion
    • 1 finely minced clove of fresh garlic
    • 1 to 1 1/2 tablespoons of ground cumin
    • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 4 ounces of melted unsalted butter
    • juice of 1 lemon
    • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
    • Feta crumbles for garnish
    • goat cheese for garnish
    • sliced tomato for garnish
    • arugula for garnish
    • toasted wheat buns


    • In a large bowl mix together ground turkey meat, cumin, onions, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper. Once combined form into patties and brush them with olive oil.
    • In a separate bowl, combine the butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
    • Next, place the burgers onto a hot grill and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Flip the turkey burgers over and brush with a small amount of lemon butter.
    • Once cooked remove from the heat and place on a toasted bun with desired cheese, tomatoes and arugula.
    • Serve hot! Also thought it would be cook to top off with a garlic herb aioli or perhaps a homemade tzatziki!


    Calories: 2168kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 219gFat: 141gSaturated Fat: 67gCholesterol: 743mgSodium: 516mgPotassium: 3123mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 4515IUVitamin C: 25.9mgCalcium: 231mgIron: 18.1mg
    Course: dinner, Main Course
    Cuisine: Mediterranean