Are You Sick Of Your “Normal” Burger Night? Then Try These Greek Turkey Burgers With Tzatziki Sauce And Greek Tomato Salad

In the summer, turkey burgers are a staple in my house. I don’t grill, that’s my husband’s job, so they’re easy to make for me 🙂  I wanted to mix up our “normal” turkey burger night, and stumbled upon this recipe because I am a sucker for Medeterranian food. All I can say is WOW. These Greek Turkey Burgers With Tzatziki Sauce And Greek Tomato Salad burgers were so freakin’ delicious. My husband couldn’t stop talking about how he wanted to eat another one. I promise you… you’ll want to make these!

Enjoy!
Meghan

Greek Turkey Burgers

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano rubbed between the palms of your hands
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine the spinach, red onion, feta, dill, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper, and the ground turkey.
  • Use your hands to mix everything together, but don’t overwork.
  • Form the meat mixture into 4 patties.
  • Heat your grill, grill pan, or skillet over medium heat. Spray or coat the grill grates/pan with oil.
  • Grill the burgers for approximately 4-6 minutes then flip over and grill another 4-6 minutes or until done.
  • Serve the turkey burgers in pitas topped with the tzatziki sauce, Greek tomato salad and more crumbled feta.

Greek Tomato Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Combine all of the salad ingredients in a bowl and stir together until combined. Taste for seasoning, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Tzatziki Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup shredded cucumber
  • 1/2 tablespoon of a lemon juiced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place the shredded cucumber onto a clean paper towel, gather it up and use your hands to squeeze out as much of the liquid as you can.
  • Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and stir together until combined.
  • Taste for seasoning then cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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