dinner · entree

Greek Turkey Burgers

It’s been a rough week.

It may be y’alls Thursday, but technically it feels like Friday for me. While everybody was off barbecuing on the Labor Day weekend, I was at work.

I hate when I add an extra day to my work week because I feel thrown off the entire week. I keep thinking it’s a day before it actually is. It’s hard to stay focused and keep grinding when everything seems out of whack.

Thanks to my work ventures over the weekend, though, I was able to catch up on my blogging and TikTok videos. I had a backlog of almost 11 recipes, and now I’ve whittled it down to just two. Since I didn’t cook this weekend, I don’t have any extra recipes piling up.

One recipe in my backlog is this: Greek Turkey Burgers. I made them a few weekends ago with this new Greek seasoning I picked up at the store (Cavender’s). Holy moly, y’all. that seasoning is good.

The ground turkey tasted EXACTLY like gyro meat. I mean EXACTLY. It was so flavorful that I forgot it was even turkey!

Next to the seasoned meat, the next best part of this burger is the cucumber salad. It’s such a refreshing bite.


Greek Turkey Burgers

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A simple turkey burger with Greek seasoning, served in a pita with a cucumber salad for topping.


  • 1 lb. ground turkey

  • 1 egg

  • 1 TBS. milk

  • 2 tsp. Greek seasoning

  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1 TBS. olive oil

  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced

  • 1 large cucumber, diced

  • 2 TBS. red wine vinegar

  • 2 tsp. olive oil

  • 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives, roughly chopped

  • 1/4 cup feta

  • 1 tsp. oregano

  • salt and pepper

  • Pita, for serving
  • Directions

    1. In a large bowl, combine turkey, milk, breadcrumbs, egg, Greek seasoning and salt. Mix well to combine.
    2. Heat one tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Form turkey into 4-5 patties.
    3. Cook burgers in hot skillet for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until browned. Check with a meat thermometer to make sure turkey is cooked to 165 degrees. Continue cooking for longer if not.
    4. Make the cucumber salad: combine tomatoes, cucumber, red wine vinegar, 2 teaspoons olive oil, olives, feta, oregano, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
    5. Build the burger: Place burger on a warm pita and top with cucumber salad.

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