Savory Turkey Burger With Zesty Yogurt Sauce

When I get a hankering to sink my teeth into a juicy burger, this is the recipe I turn to.

And believe me, I get those hankerings the same as anyone else.

This one's a little leaner than traditional burgers because it uses turkey instead of ground beef but this recipe would work with grass fed beef as well.  I like the turkey since it's easier to digest and I don't get that heavy feeling like I do when I eat beef.

There is no shortage of delicious flavors and aromas in the recipe and you'll never miss mayonnaise when you see how seriously delicious this yogurt sauce tastes. Your wheels will be turning for other places to use it.

I just whip this up with some yummy fries or onion rings and voila, a clean, healthy dinner is served!


Savory Turkey Burger w/ Zesty Sauce

Yields: 6 Burgers




Zesty Yogurt Sauce


  • 7 ounces plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 small lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • Dash of sea salt



  • 1.25 pounds ground turkey
  • 6 halves sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 small red onion
  • 2 ounces spinach
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Feta
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 large egg
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper




Yogurt Sauce

1. Combine yogurt, minced garlic, dill, juice of a lemon, and a dash of sea salt.

2. Stir thoroughly and refrigerate to allow the flavors to blend while making the burgers.


Turkey Burgers


1. In a bowl, combine ground turkey with the spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, red onion, feta, garlic, oregano, and egg. Add salt & pepper to taste.

2. Mix until evenly combined. Shape the mixture into 6 patties.

3. Cook the burgers on a counter grill, a non-stick skillet or over an open flame on medium heat for about 5 minutes or until browned and crispy. Using a meat thermometer inserted in the middle of each patty, make sure it reaches 165ºF and the meat is no longer pink.

4. Spread yogurt sauce on both sides of a bun or lettuce wrap. Add a warm burger and top with fresh veggies of your choice.






Yours in Health,


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