There are always new recipes that come out for burgers and thus, always the search for the perfect one. I’ve done an Italian sausage burger for this blog already so today I made a Greek turkey burger. There recently has been a request for healthy foods at my work so this is a great healthier version of classic burgers.
**Helpful tips and common mistakes
As far as burgers go, this is yet another simple one. If the sun-dried tomatoes are packed in oil, make sure to drain them before combining it with the turkey. The ground turkey is already moist so you don’t even need a binder to hold the patties together.
I usually grill my burgers but because it’s an indoor grill, the kitchen becomes extremely smokey. To avoid this, I just chose to cook the burgers in the oven, 350 for 10 minutes and finish by broiling for 1 minute.
For the tzatziki, Greek yogurt is a great choice because of its thick consistency. I’ve made tzatziki before with plain nonfat yogurt and it became very runny from the water in the cucumbers (even after you squeeze the excess water out). Full fat yogurt works better because it’s thicker but Greek yogurt is the best choice.
This is my second time making this burger; people raved about how delicious these were, asking me to make them again. The patties are incredibly juicy and moist with some tang from the sun-dried tomatoes. The tzatziki also gives a tartness and refreshing quality to the burger. Healthy and delicious, what more can you ask for?
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