Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

I am in love with this tzatziki sauce. I seriously can (and do) eat it straight from the bowl. If you’re unfamiliar, tzatziki is a cold sauce made out of greek yogurt, cucumbers, and other amazingness. It’s super great on sandwiches (like this one), fish, or as a dip, or straight up.

Also, this turkey burger is amazing. Seriously. Maybe my favorite yet. Get yourself the regular ground turkey, not the breast — it makes all the difference in the world.

Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce
Recipe by Just the Tip / Inspired by The Novice Chef Blog
Serves 4

For the burgers:

Here’s what I used:

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, drained of any oil with paper towels
  • 1/2 cup fresh baby spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Here’s what I did:

  1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat for several minutes until very hot.
  2. Combine the turkey, feta, sun dried tomato, spinach and seasonings in a mixing bowl until just combined.
  3. Spray the grill pan with non-stick spray, form the meat mixture into four patties, and cook for 7-8 minutes on each side until the internal temperature reaches 165 degress. Let rest on a plate covered with foil for 5 minutes before serving.
  4. Garnish with tzatziki (recipe below) and additional spinach leaves and serve on sandwich thins.

For the tzatziki:

Here’s what I used:

  • 1/2 cucumber, seeded with a spoon, and grated
  • 6 oz 0% greek yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 packet Truvia
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Here’s what I did:

  1. Mix everything in a bowl. Chill it in the fridge. Eat it!

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3 thoughts on “Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

  1. Ok… these were the BEST burgers ever! I loved these! I don’t know how you find so many awesome recipes. You’re definitely in my top 3 favorite food blogs. I’d addicted!

  2. [...]  Recipe adapted from Just the Tip [...]

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