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These healthy ground turkey burgers are moist and flavorful and have the best fresh seasoning blend. It's simple to learn how to make turkey burgers on the grill!
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Easy Ground Turkey Burgers Recipe

These easy ground turkey burgers are tender and juicy. They're quick and simple to make - they'll be a family favorite all summer!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword ground turkey burger, turkey burger
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 burgers
Calories 235kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey (I used thigh, but feel free to use breast meat)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives chopped
  • 1 tablespoons fresh parsley chopped finely
  • 1 large clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs (I used Italian flavored)
  • 2 tablespoons mayo
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Serve with: hamburger buns, butter leaf lettuce, tomato, red onion, mayo, avocado... etc.

Instructions

  • Oil and pre-heat your grill to high heat. 
  • Chop the chives and parsley, and prepare your toppings (tomato, onion, lettuce, etc.).
  • In a medium to large bowl, add the ground turkey, chives, parsley, minced garlic, lemon juice, breadcrumbs, mayo, and salt & pepper. Using your hands, gently mix everything together, taking care to not over handle the mixture.
  • Form burger patties one by one and place them on a sheet of wax paper. You should be able to make six small to average-size burger patties or four larger ones. Using your thumb, create a depression in the center of each patty so they cook evenly. Patties will be quite delicate. 
  • Turn the grill down to medium-high heat. Cook the burger patties until their internal temperature is at least 165F. Cooking time really depends on your grill and the thickness of the patties. Mine took about 5 minutes/side (made 4 patties). 
  • Once the burgers are cooked, you can toast the buns for about 20-30 seconds on each side if desired (we did this right on the grill after buttering them).
  • Assemble burgers and enjoy!

Notes

  • Use an instant read meat thermometer to ensure the burgers are cooked to 165F internal temperature.
  • Nutritional information is provided as a courtesy only and should be construed as an estimate rather than a guarantee. Ingredients can vary and Salt & Lavender makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information.

Nutrition

Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 179IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg