Turkey Burger with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

Turkey Burger with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

When pursuing a healthy lifestyle, you might not think burgers deserve a spot on your weekly meal plan. And sure- burgers are typically known for being cheap, hand-held meals you order at the drive through, not praised for their nutritional profiles.

With a few tweaks, however, itโ€™s simple to give the classic fast food fare a healthified makeover! This recipe spotlights lean ground turkey- a low calorie alternative to beef that still packs a major protein punch! These burgers also incorporate tasty ingredients your body will love, like chewy sun-dried tomatoes and low-fat feta.

Juicy and flavorful, these turkey burgers make a great addition to a summer barbeque. Not to mention, they clock in at just 185 calories- allowing you to satisfy all your burger cravings without worrying about your waistline! For a little extra heat, try spicing up burgers with a pinch of cayenne pepper. Yum!

Turkey Burger with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Feta

Turkey Burger with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Feta

Serving Size: 1 burger patty | Calories: 238 | Total Fat: 14 g | Saturated Fats: 5 g | Trans Fat: 0 | Cholesterol: 101 mg | Sodium: 267 mg | Total Carbohydrates: 5 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 3 g | Protein: 25 g | SmartPoints: 7 |

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup diced sun-dried tomatoes (if using 99% lean turkey breasts, recommend using sun-dried tomatoes packed in olive oil)
  • 1/2 cup low-fat feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons diced chives or green onions

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and make into 4 patties. Recommend outdoor grilling or using a George Foreman type grill. Top burgers with your favorite condiments.

Note: Patties can be made ahead of time and frozen.

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12 Comments on "Turkey Burger with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Feta Cheese"

  1. Cec5ilia  September 14, 2012

    This was awesome! Will make again.

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  2. Amy  March 11, 2013

    These were so yummy! I made these tonight; my husband raved about them and my toddler loved them! That is saying something!

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    • Skinny Ms.  March 13, 2013

      Amy, YAH!!! We love hearing when hubby’s and kids love our recipes. You’re right, that’s saying something. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. Colleen  July 16, 2013

    These are AWESOME. Made them once, making them again tonight. My roommate, fiance, and I enjoyed them.

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    • Skinny Ms.  July 17, 2013

      Colleen, Thanks for letting us know…so happy ya’ll enjoyed! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  4. MissDebbie  October 25, 2013

    Do you think this recipe will also be good with buffalo burger?

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  5. Christena  November 16, 2013

    Could this recipe be used as is to make a turkey meat loaf, or would modifications be required? TY.

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    • GaleCompton  November 17, 2013

      Christena, I would add 1/3 cup tomato juice, 1/2 cup bread crumbs….one egg (optional).

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  6. Samantha  January 14, 2017

    I made these once a while back and these are my go-to burgers everytime im craving one or need a quick meal! The feta cheese and sun dried tomato combo is so good!

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    • Gale Compton  January 14, 2017

      Samantha, So happy you like it…one of my favorites too! ๐Ÿ™‚

      Reply

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