Turkey Burgers

This grilled turkey burger recipe keeps everything nice and moist by adding a little Worcestershire and BBQ sauce

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These burgers take a back seat to no one

Grilled turkey burgers can be wonderful, moist and tender, full of flavor, and just as good as any burger that started as a cow. The secret to making a good turkey burger is being able to add moisture and flavor without overpowering the turkey.

If you’re looking for a delicious burger with a lighter flavor profile throw a few of these on the grill and invite a few friends over for dinner.

Grilled Turkey Burgers

This easy turkey burger recipe keeps the burgers nice and moist by adding onion and garlic along with a little bit of Worcestershire and BBQ sauce.

Adding the sauces helps to hold the burgers together and keeps the turkey from drying out while adding flavors that compliment the char from the grill. 

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Made right turkey burgers can be wonderful burgers, moist and tender

It’s worth noting that these burgers need to be cooked all the way through and that medium-rare turkey is a bad idea.

These burgers are a nice healthy alternative and have fewer calories than regular beef burgers without skimping on the flavor.

A couple of dishes we like to serve with this recipe are Grilled Green Beans with Goat Cheese and Strawberry Shortcake.

Turkey Burger

Turkey Burgers

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 4 burgers

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup white onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp BBQ sauce

Instructions

  • Start by finely mincing the onion and garlic. In a large bowl mix the onion, garlic, salt, pepper, Worcestershire and BBQ sauces together with the ground turkey. Make sure to get everything mixed together to distribute the flavors.
  • Using your hands, form four or five patties about an inch thick.   
  • Grill the burgers on a medium-high grill for six to seven minutes a side. With ground turkey, you want to make sure the burgers are cooked all the way through, but not so long they become hockey pucks.
  • Once the burgers have finished cooking, serve them with your favorite burger toppings.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilling

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Nutrition Facts
Turkey Burgers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 768mg 32%
Potassium 402mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Sugars 3g
Protein 27g 54%
Vitamin A 0.9%
Vitamin C 2.1%
Calcium 1.3%
Iron 6.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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