Greek Turkey Burgers with Creamy Tzatziki Sauce


Prep time – 15 minutes

Cook time – 8 minutes


Greek-style turkey burgers are grilled to perfection and topped with a creamy garlic and dill tzatziki sauce. Protein packed and exploding with flavor, these Greek burgers are a healthy addition to any BBQ.

Author: Liz DellaCroce | The Lemon Bowl

Recipe type: Entree

Serves: 4


  • 1 cup Greek Tzatziki Sauce with Garlic and Dill
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1½ pounds ground turkey breast
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 garlic clove – grated
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 whole wheat buns, split in half
  • spinach leaves and tomato slices to serve
  • Instructions
  1. Pre-heat grill to high heat. Pour olive oil on a large plate; set aside.
  2. Prepare Greek Tzatziki Sauce with Garlic and Dill and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, use hands to mix together ground turkey, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper. Divide mixture into four and form meat into six-ounce patties.
  4. Place patties on the plate with olive oil and flip once so that both sides are coated in oil.
  5. Grill burgers over high heat until cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  6. Serve burgers in a split bun topped with spinach, tomato slices and plenty of tzatziki sauce.
  7. Serving size: 1 burger + ¼ cup tzatziki
  8. Calories: 421 Fat: 7.9 g Saturated fat: .9 g Unsaturated fat: 7 g Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 36.1 g Sugar: 4.3 g Sodium: 1120 mg Fiber: 6.7 g Protein: 54.6 g Cholesterol: 107 mg

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