Tonia’s Turkey Burgers with Greek Tomato Salad: Ingredients

(Serves 4)

Greek Turkey Burgers

  • 1 lb ground turkey 
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach, chopped 
  • 3 spring onions
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, rubbed between the palms of your hands 
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed or garlic infused oil if garlic affects your tummy
  • 2 eggs
  • Fresh ground black pepper to taste 

Greek Tomato Salad

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered 
  • 3 spring onions 
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat leaf parsley 
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar 
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil 
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste 

Other Ingredients

  • 4 pita bread rounds 

Greek Tomato Salad: Method

  1. Combine all of the salad ingredients in a bowl and stir together until combined. Taste for seasoning, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Greek Turkey Burgers: Method

  1. In a large bowl combine the spinach, spring onions, feta, eggs, dill, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Add in the minced turkey and use your hands to mix everything together, don't overwork the meat.
  3. Form the meat mixture into 4 patties.
  4. Heat your grill, grill pan, or skillet over medium heat. Spray or coat the grill grates/pan with oil.
  5. Grill the burgers for approximately 4-6 minutes then flip over and grill another 4-6 minutes or until done.
  6. Serve the turkey burgers in pitas topped with the tzatziki sauce, Greek tomato salad and more crumbled feta.

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