Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce and Greek Tomato Salad

Serves 4     adjust servings

Preparation 00:20
Cook Time 00:10
Total Time 0:30

Ingredients

Greek Turkey Burgers

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, rubbed between the palms of your hands
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste

Greek Tomato Salad

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup shredded cucumber
  • 1/2 of a lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

Other Ingredients

  • 4 pita bread rounds

Instructions

Greek Tomato Salad

  1. Combine all of the salad ingredients in a bowl and stir together until combined. Taste for seasoning, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Tzatziki Sauce

  1. Place the shredded cucumber onto a clean dish towel or paper towels, gather it up and use your hands squeeze out as much of the liquid as you can.
  2. Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and stir together until combined.
  3. Taste for seasoning then cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Greek Turkey Burgers

  1. In a large bowl combine the spinach, red onion, feta, dill, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Add in the ground turkey and use your hands to mix everything together, don't overwork the meat.
  3. Form the meat mixture into 4 patties.
  4. Heat your grill, grill pan, or skillet over medium heat. Spray or coat the grill grates/pan with oil.
  5. Grill the burgers for approximately 4-6 minutes then flip over and grill another 4-6 minutes or until done.
  6. Serve the turkey burgers in pitas topped with the tzatziki sauce, Greek tomato salad and more crumbled feta.

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