Italian Turkey Burgers

Italian Turkey Burgers

As an exciting and healthy alternative to the boring burger, we’re tempted to give it a fancy Italian name, but it’s just ground turkey mixed with sautéed onions, roasted peppers, garlic, fennel seeds and mustard. The succulent patty is so moist and flavorful, it could easily go bunless.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Servings: 4


  1. Sauté the onion in the olive oil until translucent, about 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool. In a large bowl, thoroughly combine turkey, garlic, fennel, red pepper, onion, mustard and salt and pepper. Divide evenly into 4 patties. Chill if not using right away.
  2. Heat a charcoal or gas grill until hot. Lightly oil the grill with tongs holding paper towels dipped in oil. Grill turkey burgers for 6 to 8 minutes on each side, or until completely cooked through. Top each with 1 ounce cheese and cover grill to melt. Serve on toasted bun with lettuce and tomato.

One comment

  1. I take turkey smoke sauagse slice it into chunks then take assorted veggies squash zuchinni onion broccoli really whatever you like and make a foil pack and bake it in the oven for 30-45 mins on 350 .I usually season the veggies with some mrs dash or lemon pepper.

    Comment by Ravi on July 28, 2013 at 5:26 am

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