Muscle-Building Turkey Burger

Turkey burgers are great for building muscle as turkey contains lots of protein and is low on calories. This is a turkey burger recipe with a bit of spice added as I find turkey can be pretty bland on its own. Check out the full recipe for this muscle-building turkey burger below.

Muscle-Building Turkey Burger

Muscle-Building Turkey Burger

Jennifer McDonaldJennifer McDonald
Turkey burgers are a great source of protein. If you want a healthy snack for your workouts, here's the recipe for this tasty muscle-building turkey burger.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 439 kcal


  • 1 pound minced turkey lean
  • 1 cup red onion chopped
  • 1 medium Jalapeno pepper diced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons Paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¾ teaspoon mustard powder
  • 2 teaspoons coriander finely chopped
  • 4 slices cheese low-fat
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 large leaves lettuce
  • 4 medium burger buns wholemeal


  • Preheat the grill to medium/high heat.
  • Put the turkey, onion, jalapeno, soy sauce, pepper, garlic, paprika, cumin, mustard and coriander into a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Mould the mixture into 4 burger patties
  • Cook the burgers on the grill for 6 to 7 minutes on each side, or until cooked right through
  • Put the burgers in the bun along with the cheese slice, tomato and lettuce. Enjoy!


This turkey burger is an excellent source of protein, with nearly 30 grams in each burger.


Calories: 439kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 34gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 1044mgPotassium: 501mgFiber: 2gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 779IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 305mgIron: 4mg
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