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Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

greek turkey burgers with tzatziki sauce Entree Greek
Greek Turkey Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

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

Updated September 17, 2013

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

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
8g
38%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
100mg
34%
Sodium
870mg
36%
Potassium
490mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
9g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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