Zesty Greek Turkey Burgers

These Greek Turkey Burgers are bursting with flavor as they’re studded with sundried tomatoes and feta cheese, then topped with a cool and creamy tzatziki sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Greek
Keyword: Turkey Burger
Servings: 4
Calories: 304kcal
Author: Kelli

Ingredients

For the burgers:

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes drained
  • ¼ cup feta cheese
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 large lettuce leafs to serve
  • 1 egg

For the Tzatziki sauce (makes about 1.25 cups):

  • 1 cucumber peeled, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt I used a 2% fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice ½ lemon
  • 1 sprig fresh mint
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Pinch salt

Instructions

  • Pulse oats in food processor and combine with oregano, salt and pepper. Dice sundried tomatoes.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey, tomatoes, feta, and oats. Whisk egg then add to turkey mixture. Form into 4 patties.
  • Place in cast iron skillet and brown over med-high heat, about 4-5 min per side.
  • Move skillet to oven and finish cooking at 375 for 15 minutes or until cooked through. Option to cook on a grill heated to medium-high (about 400 degrees F for 10-15 minutes). 
  • While turkey burgers are cooking, prepare tzatziki sauce by placing all the ingredients from cucumber through pinch of salt in a food processor. Pulse until smooth and creamy. Leftover sauce can be stored in the fridge for up to 1 week.
  • Serve by placing a turkey patty on a large lettuce leaf, top with sauce, and wrap lettuce leaf to cover before digging in. Enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition for 1/4 of recipe (without sauce): 304 calories, 5 grams saturated fat, 7 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram fiber, 36 grams protein Nutrition for 2 tablespoons of sauce: 28 calories, 0 g saturated fat, 1 g carbohydrate, 1 g sugar, 2 g protein