turkey burgers

Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

It’s your favorite summer barbecue meal, without all the extra calories! Turkey burgers are a great alternative to the traditional burger.

Wendy Paul shares her recipe for flavorful Mediterranean turkey burgers.

Find more of Wendy’s recipes on Instagram, @reasonstobake, or on her website www.wendypaulcreations.com.

Mediterranean Turkey Burgers


  • 2 lbs. ground turkey
  • 2 green onions, diced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. Basil paste or fresh chopped basil
  • Roasted red peppers
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 cups spinach
  • Ciabatta rolls, toasted or grilled
  • Tomato Jam

Yogurt sauce:

  • 8 oz. Greek yogurt
  • 4 oz. feta cheese
  • 1 tsp. dried dill
  • 1 lemon juiced


In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey, diced onions, salt, and basil. Combine just until onions and seasonings are evenly throughout the meat. Then shape into 6-8 patties. Grill or cook on a large skillet over medium high heat, 3-4 minutes on each side until juices run clear.
Make the sauce. Mix together the yogurt, feta, dill and lemon juice. Set aside.
Slice the cucumber and red onion thinly, set aside. Toast the buns,
Assemble your burgers. I like to serve them open faced. But it’s easier to put a top on for little kids to eat. Toasted bun, Tomato Jam, patty, spinach, roasted peppers, cucumbers and red onions. Then place a spoonful of lemon feta sauce on top. Serve warm with grilled vegetables or fries on the side.