Greek Turkey Burgers with Minted Cucumber Sauce

Greek Turkey Burgers with Minted Cucumber Sauce

These turkey burgers have a green twist with the addition of Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach--a perfect flavor combination with cucumber-yogurt sauce!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

5

sandwiches

Cucumber Sauce
1/2
cup fat-free plain yogurt
1/2
cup chopped cucumber
2
teaspoons chopped fresh mint leaves
1
teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Burgers
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach
1 1/4
lb lean (at least 93%) ground turkey
1/4
cup fat-free plain yogurt
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
5
thin slices medium tomato, halved
5
whole-grain pita bread halves (6 inch)
  1. Set oven control to broil. In medium bowl, mix Cucumber Sauce ingredients; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Cook spinach as directed on box; cool slightly. Squeeze to drain well. In large bowl, mix cooled spinach, turkey, 1/4 cup yogurt, the oregano, garlic salt and pepper. Shape into 5 oval patties, each about 1/2 inch thick. On broiler pan, place patties. Broil with tops about 5 inches from heat 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of burgers reads 165°F.
  3. Place 2 tomato slice halves in pita pocket halves; place burgers over tomato slices. To serve, top each burger with about 3 tablespoons sauce.
Makes 5 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
You can use a contact grill for these burgers. Heat closed medium-size contact grill for 5 minutes. Place burgers on grill. Close grill. Cook 4 to 6 minutes or until thermometer inserted in center of burgers reads 165°F.
If you don't want to have sandwiches for dinner, serve these burgers as an entrée with a green salad on the side. Toss your favorite greens with grape tomatoes, kalamata olives, vinaigrette and a sprinkle of feta cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 520mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.