All-American Turkey Burgers

turkey burger
The National Turkey Federation
  • Yield: 4 servings


1pound ground turkey
1/2cup onion, chopped
1-- clove garlic, minced
1/4cup ketchup
1/8teaspoon 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.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 379
  • Fat 13g
  • Cholesterol 59mg
  • Sodium 561mg
  • Carbohydrate 37g
  • Protein 26g