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Spicy Turkey Burgers Recipe

Spicy Turkey Burgers Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Spicy Turkey Burgers

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Reviewed Aug. 26, 2010

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

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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