Greek Feta and Spinach Turkey Burgers

These turkey burgers make a great weeknight meal and add a tasty alternative to the regular weekend burger/hot dog.
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine BBQ, Greek
Servings 4 Burgers


  • mixing bowl
  • Grill


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 4 ounces fresh spinach
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 ounces crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper chili flakes
  • 4 small hamburger buns
  • lettuce
  • avocado
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup grated cucumber
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill minced
  • 1/4 tsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper


  • 1. Place a heavy bottomed skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 2. Add the olive oil and the spinach to the pan, cooking the spinach until wilted, stirring as needed. Once the spinach is cooked, remove it from the heat and allow to cool. Roughly chop the spinach and set aside.
  • 3. Preheat your grill.
  • 4. In a medium sized bowl, place the turkey, cooled spinach, feta cheese, oregano, garlic, red pepper chili flakes, salt and pepper.
  • 5. Wet your hands under some cool water, then use your hands to mix the ingredients together until completely combined.
  • 6. Separate the mixture into four equal portions and form them into burger patties.
  • 7. Place the burger patties on the grill. Cook them for five minutes before flipping them over to cook fully. The burgers should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
  • 8. Once the burgers are cooked, remove them from the heat.
  • 9. Assemble each burger bun with one turkey burger, 1/4 cup tzatziki sauce,, some crispy lettuce, and creamy avocado. ENJOY!


Use this same recipe to make a Greek-inspired meatloaf with a side of garlic mashed potatoes or make meatballs for a batch of spaghetti sauce on pasta night.
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