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BBQ Turkey Burgers

Course Sandwiches & Burgers
Keyword turkey burgers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 burgers
Calories 221kcal
Author Allison McGee


  • Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls (Set of 6) Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl Set - Easy To Clean, Nesting Bowls for Space Saving Storage, Great for Cooking, Baking, Prepping
  • Simply Gourmet Measuring Cups and Measuring Spoons Set
  • Kitchen Utensil Set Wood,9 Pack Wooden Cooking Utensils with Holder, Natural Teak Wooden Spoons for Cooking,Wooden Spatula,Turner,Strainer,Ladle,Egg Whisk,Slottled Spoons
  • Charcoal Companion Insulated Food Gloves Pair, 12.4-Inch - CC5152 - Durable and Reusable - Safely Handle Hot Food from Grill or Kitchen
  • Lodge Pre-Seasoned Cast Iron Reversible Grill/Griddle With Handles, 20 Inch x 10.5 Inch


For the patties:

  • 16 oz ground turkey 93% lean
  • 1 ½ tablespoons BBQ sauce
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • Pinch of chili powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Canola oil to coat grill or skillet

To Complete Burgers:

  • 6 cheese slices if desired
  • 6 hamburger buns sliced


  • Combine all ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl and mix thoroughly using your hands.
  • Separate the mixture into 6 evenly sized portions, and form each portion into a patty.
  • Lightly coat a grill or skillet in oil and cook burgers over medium heat for about 5 minutes, then flip and cook until burgers are golden brown and their internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  • If desired, top with a slice of cheese and leave burger on the grill until cheese is slightly melted.
  • Place burger on bun, top with desired condiments and toppings, and serve immediately.