Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Need a new burger? Add feta and dill and top with a deliciously creamy cucumber and Greek yogurt sauce.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Tzatziki Sauce

1
container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
1/4
cup chopped cucumber
2
tablespoons chopped red onion
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
2
teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Burgers

1
lb lean ground turkey
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)
1/3
cup chopped red onion
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
4
whole wheat burger buns, split
1
medium tomato, thinly sliced

  • 1 In small bowl, mix 1/2 cup of the yogurt and remaining sauce ingredients; refrigerate until serving.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix all burger ingredients and remaining yogurt. Shape mixture into 4 patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  • 3 Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to10 minutes, turning after 5 minutes, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F. Place burgers on buns; top with tomato slices and sauce.

Expert Tips

Broil patties with tops about 6 inches from heat 4 minutes; turn patties. Cook 6 to 8 minutes longer or until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 160°F.

Finely shredded Monterey Jack cheese can be substituted for the feta cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
870mg
870%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
35g
35%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.