tasty turkey burger

Turkey is such a versatile meat to use in the kitchen. It’s a healthy alternative to beef, yet it doesn’t lack the flavour the latter has. With that in mind, I created a tasty turkey burger recipe that every one of you will surely enjoy.

This simple turkey burger doesn’t require much. Everything you need is basically in your kitchen.

tasty turkey burger

Tasty Turkey Burger

Jennifer McDonaldJennifer McDonald
I love using turkey for my burgers. Here's a simple recipe for tasty turkey burger that I always serve when I want a healthy yet satisfying meal.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 477 kcal


  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 4 medium burger buns or rolls of your choice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 small shallot finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 sprigs thyme chopped
  • 2 tablespoons capers chopped)
  • 1 medium tomato sliced
  • 1 medium cucumber sliced
  • 1 small head Lettuce


  • In a large bowl, combine ground turkey, salt and pepper.
  • When the salt and pepper have been well blended into the meat, divide it into 4 even sections.
  • Shape each section into a patty.
  • Pour the olive oil into a skillet and heat to medium-high heat.
  • Cook the burgers for about 7 to 8 minutes on each side.
  • While the burgers are frying, mix together the chicken stock, shallot, Dijon, capers, garlic, and thyme in a bowl.
  • About 2 or 3 minutes before you finish frying the burgers, pour the chicken stock mixture into the skillet. Turn the patties at least once so they can get a good coating of the mixture.
  • Prepare the buns with a choice of greens and add the cooked patties upon serving.


Calories: 477kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 60gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.04gCholesterol: 125mgSodium: 564mgPotassium: 1036mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 792IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 107mgIron: 4mg
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