Spinach and Feta Turkey Burger

It may not be summer yet, but baseball has started which signals to me that its only a matter of time before we bust out the flip flops, tank tops and shorts. Oh and of course, our grills. While I can’t bring out my collection of $2 Old Navy flip flops in every color just yet, I figured I’d get a jump start on the grilling aspect of summer with this Spinach and Feta Turkey burger.

I like turkey burgers. I think I might actually prefer them to beef burgers. I like that they are lighter in flavor and to me they aren’t nearly as greasy. Lets just say I feel that I can get away with eating burgers more often if they are turkey burgers rather than beef burgers. Whether or not that is actually the case is another debate. Either way, this burger with spinach, feta and a pinch of nutmeg is sure to get you ready for summer.

The Recipe

  • Makes 2
  • Prep time:
  • Cook time:

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, minced
  • 3 cups loosely packed baby spinach
  • 1/2 pound ground turkey
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • fresh cracked black pepper
  • Hamburger buns
  • lettuce
  • tomato
  • mayonnaise

Instructions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet add onions and cook just until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in spinach and cooked just until it wilts. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  2. Combine turkey, nutmeg, salt, and bread crumbs. Add in the cooled spinach and feta cheese. Mix well. Make two patties. Season both sides with black pepper.
  3. Preheat grill to medium-low heat.
  4. Once grill is heated cook until turkey is cooked through. About 7 - 10 minutes per side.
  5. Toast buns if desired. Top with mayonnaise, lettuce and tomato. Serve.

Enjoy!

  • http://www.pinkbites.com Rita

    Hey Des, it was so nice meeting you today! Hope to see you again soon!
    xoxo

  • http://closetcooking.blogspot.com/ Kevin (Closet Cooking)

    These burgers sound really tasty!

  • Jill Feller

    This is a very tasty recipe and my husband, a huge beef eater, loves it! However, the texture of the turkey is a problem for me. It comes out very mushy which, even though fully cooked, makes it seem uncooked to me. I have used Honeysuckle White brand turkey. Would you suggest a different brand or is this just the nature of the burgers? Thanks!

  • Amy

    Made these tonight and they were delicious! Wrote it down to make again!

A little bit about me...

My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »

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