Spicy Turkey Burgers Recipe
Spicy Turkey Burgers Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Spicy Turkey Burgers Recipe

Read Reviews
5 2 3
Publisher Photo
The hot pepper sauce comes through nicely to spark the flavor of these moist turkey burgers shared by Mavis Diment from Marcus, Iowa. "This is a good low-fat burger without the boring taste of typical low-fat foods," she notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 4 Kaiser rolls, split
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 4 tomato slices

Nutritional Facts

1 burger: 357 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 766mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the onion, yogurt, dill, hot pepper sauce, salt and garlic. Crumble turkey over mixture; mix well. Shape into four patties, each about 3/4 in. thick.
  2. Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Serve on rolls with lettuce and tomato. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Turkey Burgers in Quick Cooking May/June 2004, p64

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

Reviews for Spicy Turkey Burgers

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
vsdav User ID: 8943735 259441
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2017

"Good one is this"

cocomum User ID: 3196861 205980
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2010

"This is a "go-to" recipe in our house-- easy and yummy!"

Loading Image