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easy homemade turkey burgers

The Best Homemade Turkey Burgers.

These turkey burgers are moist, flavorful, and juicy! This is an easy recipe that kids and adults love.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Dairy Free, gluten free
Keyword easy, kid friendly
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 218 kcal

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces 93% lean ground turkey
  • ½ cup sweet onion
  • 6 ounces white button mushrooms
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil

Optional toppings:

  • tomato slices
  • lettuce
  • pickles
  • dairy free cheese

Instructions

  1. Place the sweet onion and mushrooms in a food processor, and pulse until finely chopped. (You can chop these veggies by hand, but it is much easier to incorporate into the burgers if you use the food processor).

  2. Put the ground turkey, onions and mushrooms, and spices in a mixing bowl. Use your hands to mix well.

  3. Shape the burgers into patties that are about ½ inch thick. Depending on what you want to do, you can do 4 large patties, or 8 smaller patties, like sliders.

  4. Place the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Gently set the patties in the skillet.

  5. Cook over medium heat until the patties are done on the bottom - about 5 minutes, then flip. Continue to cook until they are browned on both sides and reach a temperature of 165 degrees F in the middle of the patties.

  6. Serve warm in buns or toasted bread with the toppings of your choice.

Recipe Notes

Store leftover burgers in the refrigerator - they should stay fresh for 3-4 days.

Nutrition facts are for patties only, not the buns or toppings.

Nutrition Facts
The Best Homemade Turkey Burgers.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 218 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 373mg16%
Potassium 407mg12%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 84IU2%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.