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Greek Turkey Burgers with Spinach, Feta & Tzatziki

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Creamy tzatziki and crisp sliced cucumber add a refreshing twist to this easy Greek-inspired burger recipe loaded with feta, spinach and Mediterranean spices. No tzatziki? No problem! Make your own at home by combining plain Greek yogurt with a squeeze of lemon, dill and finely chopped cucumber.

Servings

4 servings

Prep Time

30 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 1pound 3% lean ground turkey
  • 1/2cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4teaspoon salt
  • 1/4teaspoon ground pepper
  • 4small hamburger buns, preferably whole-wheat, split
  • 4tablespoons tzatziki
  • 12slices cucumber
  • 8thick rings red onion (about 1/4-inch)

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high. Squeeze excess moisture from spinach. Combine the spinach with turkey, feta, garlic powder, oregano, salt and pepper in a medium bowl; mix well. Form into four 4-inch patties. Oil the grill rack. Grill the patties until cooked through and no longer pink in the center, 4 to 6 minutes per side. (An instant-read thermometer inserted in the center should register 165°F.) Assemble the burgers on the buns, topping each with 1 tablespoon tzatziki, 3 cucumber slices and 2 onion rings.

Tips

To oil a grill rack, oil a folded paper towel, hold it with tongs and rub it over the rack. (Do not use cooking spray on a hot grill.)

Prepare patties, wrap individually and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 4 servings)

Calories 376kcal
Carbohydrate Total 28g
Total Sugars 6g
Added Sugars 1g
Fiber 5g
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 6g
Mono Saturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 103mg
Sodium 677mg
Protein 30g
Potassium 586mg
Calcium 234mg
Chromium 1mcg
Folate 89mcg
Omega-6 4g
Vitamin B12 2mcg
Vitamin E 3mg
Zinc 5mg
Vitamin B3 8mg