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Dilly Turkey Burgers Recipe

Dilly Turkey Burgers Recipe

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. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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