Dilly Turkey Burgers Recipe
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Dilly Turkey Burgers Recipe

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This recipe originally called for ground lamb, but my family prefers turkey instead. Dill is a great herb to enhance the flavor of turkey. —Andrea Ros, Moon Township, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill or 1 to 2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 8 slices tomato, optional
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 388 calories, 20g fat (6g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 699mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°, turning once. Serve on buns with lettuce and tomato and mayonnaise if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Dilly Turkey Burgers in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p208

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Suburbanapple User ID: 6106788 70398
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2011

"Really moist and flavorful! Served with Dijon mustard instead of mayo to cut calories."

glo58bes User ID: 1072747 135892
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2011

"Very good. I use ground turkey that is almost fat free as I think it has a better taste."

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