Greek Turkey Burgers with Spicy Yogurt Sauce Recipe

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Greek Turkey Burgers with Spicy Yogurt Sauce Recipe
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Greek Turkey Burgers with Spicy Yogurt Sauce Recipe

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4.5 1 2
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Enjoy the bold Greek flavors in these easy and healthful turkey burgers. The yogurt topping is delicious with grilled fish, too.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Oregano Leaves, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Thyme Leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • McCormick® Ground Cumin
  • McCormick® Sea Salt from Sea Salt Grinder
  • Additional McCormick® Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Leaf lettuce, tomato and cucumber slices, optional

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the turkey, feta, oregano, thyme and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Shape into four patties.
In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add patties; cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink and a thermometer reads 165°.
In bowl, season yogurt to taste with cumin, sea salt and additional pepper. Serve burgers on buns. Top each burger with yogurt mixture. Garnish with lettuce, tomato and cucumber if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Greek Turkey Burgers with Spicy Yogurt Sauce in Taste of Home Cooking School Collection Spring 2009, p35

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Oregano Leaves, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Thyme Leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat plain yogurt
  • McCormick® Ground Cumin
  • McCormick® Sea Salt from Sea Salt Grinder
  • Additional McCormick® Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Leaf lettuce, tomato and cucumber slices, optional
  1. In a large bowl, combine the turkey, feta, oregano, thyme and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Shape into four patties.
  2. In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add patties; cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until no longer pink and a thermometer reads 165°.
  3. In bowl, season yogurt to taste with cumin, sea salt and additional pepper. Serve burgers on buns. Top each burger with yogurt mixture. Garnish with lettuce, tomato and cucumber if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Greek Turkey Burgers with Spicy Yogurt Sauce in Taste of Home Cooking School Collection Spring 2009, p35

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Reviewed Jul. 30, 2014

"I rate these about a 4.5. My main reason being that I was looking for more of a Greek inspired turkey burger and the sauce had strong Indian food flavored component. I used all of the condiments suggested and served on a whole wheat bun. I broiled, in my broiler, about 7 minutes on each side give or take a minute. I used a foil lined sheet and greased with the olive oil in the recipe including spritzing the tops. The burgers were a bit herby, but I sprinkled with a little garlic salt and it helped the flavor. ty"

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