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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!

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


  • 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.


  • 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!


  • 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.


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