All-American Turkey Burgers

  • Yield 4 servings

Next time you fire up the grill, try these turkey burgers as a reduced-fat alternative to the same-old beef patties.

turkey burger
The National Turkey Federation


1 pound ground turkey
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1 -- clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup ketchup
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 -- kaiser rolls, sliced
4 -- leaves lettuce
4 -- slices red ripe tomato
4 -- thin slices onion


  1. Preheat charcoal grill for direct-heat cooking.
  2. In medium-size bowl combine turkey, onion, garlic, ketchup and pepper. Evenly divide and shape turkey mixture into 4 burgers, approximately 3 1/2 inches in diameter.
  3. Grill turkey burgers 5 to 6 minutes per side until 165F is reached on food thermometer and turkey is no longer pink in center.
  4. To serve, place each turkey burger on bottom half of kaiser roll and top with lettuce, tomato, onion and top half of roll.




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