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Turkey Burger Recipe with Spinach and Cheese

Have you ever tried a turkey burger? Here is an absolutely delicious Turkey Burger Recipe with spinach and cheese and a creamy dill yogurt sauce that is juicy and healthier than regular burgers. You will never miss the beef in this healthy recipe!

turkey burger recipe with spinach and cheese and creamy dill yogurt sauce

Turkey Burger Recipe with Spinach and Cheese

I used to make turkey burgers with lots of seasonings and I loved it like that, on a bun with cheese and homemade ketchup.

But this recipe is spectacular as is! I ate the leftovers the day after in a salad with spinach and tomatoes. Oh. MY. It was SO good. I didn’t want to share with the little ones, but then I felt guilty. How can I deny them such healthy food?

homemade turkey burger with spinach and cheese

This is one of those recipes you can make up with you have 10 minutes during the day and have them waiting for dinnertime. Those are my favorite kind of recipes! If you meal prep, you could do it on Sunday before the busy week. These turkey burgers also make great lunches to bring to work.

Start by sautéeing the spinach and onions together in a frying pan with a bit of olive oil. While that is cooking, put the ground turkey in a bowl and add the other ingredients. When the spinach and onion are soft, let sit for 5-10 minutes before you add it to the turkey mixture. Then mix by hand and form into burgers.



You can use this burger mold, which makes it SO much easier and then you don’t get the ground meat all over your hands!

turkey burger with yogurt sauce

Now, when you use spinach, make sure it’s baby spinach. It makes a HUGE difference. And go for organic if you can. Sometimes I can get it on sale so it’s the same cost as regular, but if not, I just buy regular.

turkey burger recipe with yogurt dill sauce

Turkey Burger Recipe with Spinach and Cheese

Ingredients

  • 1 package ground turkey
  • Two handfuls baby spinach, finely chopped
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup italian shredded cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Sauté onion and spinach on medium-low and let cool.
  2. Add to turkey mixture with the other ingredients.
  3. Form into balls and flatten to burger size.
  4. Fry on medium-high heat with olive oil or bake in oven at 425 for 20 minutes.
  5. Enjoy with a yogurt dressing! To make, use 1/2 cup plain yogurt, 1 tsp dill, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp olive oil, 1/2 tsp salt, dash pepper 1/4 tsp garlic.


spinach and cheese turkey burger with yogurt sauce

Turkey Burger Recipe with Spinach and Cheese

Here is an absolutely delicious Turkey Burger Recipe with spinach and cheese and a creamy dill yogurt sauce that is juicy and healthier than regular burgers. You will never miss the beef in this healthy recipe !

  • 1 package ground turkey
  • Two handfuls baby spinach (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup italian shredded cheese
  • Salt and pepper

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