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Turkey Burger

average rating is 5 out of 5

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook Time:

10 Minutes


4 Servings



1 1/2 pounds ground turkey, 80% lean and 20% fat

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Optional: 2 Tablespoons BBQ sauce, or steak sauce


Photo and recipe are a courtesy of I Heart Naptime

Cooking Instructions

1. Preheat the grill or stove top skillet to medium-high

2. Combine the ground turkey, BBQ sauce, salt, garlic powder and pepper in a medium-sized bowl. Mix just until combined with your hands and shape into 4 patties about 3/4-inch thick. Make a well in your patties with your thumb to prevent from bulging. 3. Place patties on the grill or stove top skillet and cook 4 to 5 minutes.

4. Flip and then cook an additional 4-5 minutes, or until juices run clear and burgers have reached 180°F.

5. Top with cheese slices, if desired. Continue cooking until cheese has melted and turn off the heat. 6. Serve on buns or lettuce wraps with your favorite toppings.

Favorite Toppings:

  • Lettuce

  • Tomato

  • Sliced avocado

  • Onion

  • Cheese

  • Pickles

  • Ketchup

  • Mayo

  • Mustard

  • Relish

  • Turkey Bacon

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