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Dry turkey burger? Not with this recipe! Learn the trick to a juicy moist, flavorful turkey burger.


Mediterranean Turkey Burger Recipe

1/2  cup  panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)

1/4  cup  (1 ounce) crumbled feta cheese

1  tablespoon  minced red onion

2  tablespoons  commercial pesto

1/4  teaspoon  salt

1/4  teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper

1  pound  ground turkey breast

1  garlic clove, minced


for the sauce:

1/2 cup plain Greek style yogurt

a few sprigs of fresh mint, finely chopped

1 garlic clove, finely minced or grated on a microplane  


sliced tomato to top burger


1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a bowl; mix until combined. Divide panko mixture into 4 portions, shaping each into a 1/4 to 1/2-inch-thick round patty.


2. Heat a nonstick grill pan over medium-high heat.  Add about 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil. When oil is hot, add patties to pan; cook about 3-4 minutes on each side or until done. Place 1 burger on a bun, top with sliced tomato and a tablespoon of tzatziki sauce.


Tzatziki sauce: Combine yogurt, mint and garlic. Mix well