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Mediterranean Turkey Burger Recipe

Be sure to try this amazing and juicy Mediterranean Turkey Burger Recipe that is sure to be fan favorite!
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 2168kcal


  • 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: 2168kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 219g | Fat: 141g | Saturated Fat: 67g | Cholesterol: 743mg | Sodium: 516mg | Potassium: 3123mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4515IU | Vitamin C: 25.9mg | Calcium: 231mg | Iron: 18.1mg