Dilly Turkey Burgers
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 TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 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
- In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Crumble turkey over mixture and mix well. Shape into four patties.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 388 calories, 20g fat (6g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 699mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein.
Originally published as Dilly Turkey Burgers in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2003
Jul 18, 2011
Really moist and flavorful! Served with Dijon mustard instead of mayo to cut calories.
Mar 12, 2011
Very good. I use ground turkey that is almost fat free as I think it has a better taste.