Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

These turkey burgers are packed full of flavor. They have onions, garlic, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, and feta inside. And a generous helping of tzatziki sauce piled on top. This is not your average , dry turkey burger. This guy is moist and flavorful. You won't be missing beef burgers any time soon!

The quantities, and ingredients, in this recipe are incredibly flexible. I'm just starting to acquire a taste for sun-dried tomatoes and olives so I decided to go a little easy on them, but feel free to add in more if want. If you're running short on time you can ditch the onions and garic in place of a litlte onion powder and garlic powder, and use frozen spinach.

I chose to cook mine under the broiler. If you want to throw them on a grill I would add in egg to help bind so they don't fall apart. Also, do not use 99% lean turkey breast. Make sure you go for the 93/7 ground turkey, otherwise your burgers will be really dry! Now go make these! They are easy, delicious, and healthy!

Makes 4 - 5 burgers

Greek Turkey Burger
  • 1.3 lbs lean ground turkey
  • Half an onion, finely chopped
  • 2 - 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Olive oil
  • Spinach (Fresh or frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon corriander
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup chopped kalamata olives
  • 4 oz crumbled reduced fat feta
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Tzatziki sauce (recipe follows)
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato
  • Whole Wheat Buns
  1. Saute the onions and garlic in the olive oil until the onions are tender and transulcent.
  2. Add in the spinach and cook until it is wilted.
  3. Combine the ground turkey with the onions, garlic, and spinach. Add in the spices, sundried, tomatoes, olives, and feta and combine.
  4. Form into patties.
  5. Place in the oven on the middle rack and broil for 15 minutes, flipping once half way through cooking.
  6. Assemble with lettuce, tomato, and tzatziki sauce.

Tzatziki Sauce
  • 6 ounces plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup cucumber, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


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