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Greek turkey burger with spinach and feta

This Greek turkey burger with spinach and feta is a welcome twist on the classic beef burger. With Greek flavor and lean meat, this is a burger you can throw together for a quick and healthy weeknight meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, lunch, Snack
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: feta cheese, spinach, turkey
Servings: 6 burgers
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Tonje
Cost: Cheap


  • 500 g minced turkey reduced fat version
  • 30 g breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 100 g feta cheese
  • large handful spinach
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt, pepper
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  • Add all the ingredients to a bowl, and combine to an incorporated dough.
  • Split the mixture in 6 pieces, and shape them to burger patties using your hands.
  • Heat some cooking spray in a frying pan and cook until cooked through, about 5 minutes on both sides. There should not be any pink left throughout the burger at all.
  • Serve on burger buns or lettuce leaves with your favorite burger toppings.


Note: Keep in mind that eating raw turkey, or anything that has been in contact with raw turkey, is dangerous and can give you food poisoning. Make sure to keep different utensils and surfaces for the raw and cooked meat. Always wash your hands after touching raw turkey.
This recipe makes 6 regular burgers, or 4 massive ones. If you have any leftovers, you can store them in the fridge for up to 3 days, or freeze them for up to 3 months. Thaw frozen burgers thoroughly before reheating them in a pan, microwave or oven.
I love cooking burgers in a large batch. This recipe can easily be multiplied to fill your freezer with tasty burger patties. Super handy for quick dinners on busy weeknights, or to prepare if you have a hectic period of time coming up.
The calorie amount is only for each burger patty. Burger buns, toppings etc. will be calculated separately.


Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 208mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 181IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 2mg