Rating: 5 stars
15 Ratings
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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.

Hilary Meyer
Source: EatingWell.com, February 2018

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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 (see Tip). 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 degrees F.) Assemble the burgers on the buns, topping each with 1 tablespoon tzatziki, 3 cucumber slices and 2 onion rings.

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Tips

To make ahead: Prepare patties, wrap individually and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.

Tip: 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.)

Nutrition Facts

376 calories; protein 30g; carbohydrates 28.5g; dietary fiber 4.9g; sugars 5.4g; fat 17g; saturated fat 6.2g; cholesterol 103.1mg; vitamin a iu 4775.5IU; vitamin c 4.2mg; folate 89.1mcg; calcium 234.1mg; iron 3.4mg; magnesium 100.1mg; potassium 586.3mg; sodium 677.5mg; thiamin 0.3mg; added sugar 1g.
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Reviews (12)

15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 15
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
01/07/2019
Delicious!!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/16/2018
yum yum yum! i made these on my grill pan but will definitely make them on the grill when warmer weather comes:) Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/01/2020
I crave these even without the bun! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/13/2018
These were fantastic! I will definitely make them again. I didn't make the tzatziki but I did mix grated cucumber and finely chopped red onion in mayo and it was delicious with the burgers. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/20/2019
Fantastic will definitely make again! I measured the spinach thawed so I think I was a little heavy but we liked it that way. I served it on naan instead of a bun. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/09/2020
These were amazingly flavorful. We used ground chicken rather than turkey and served them in pita bread with lettuce. Easy to make and definitely making them again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/15/2019
Followed exact recipe. DE-licious! Served them on toasted honey wheat english muffins. Definitely adding this to our weekly rotation of summer meals! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/04/2018
Thank you for this incredible recipe! I used lean ground chicken in place of turkey because it's what I had on hand. These burgers are absolutely amazing! Flavorful tender and satisfying. My family looks forward to enjoying them again very soon. Thank you! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/25/2019
Great recipe! I also used ground chicken meat instead of turkey and it was delicious! Read More