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BBQ Turkey Burgers

BBQ Turkey Burgers Photo: Travis Rathbone


  • 1 pound ground dark-meat turkey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices sweet onion, grilled
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 4 (1.6-oz) sesame seed buns, toasted


  1. In medium bowl, gently mix together turkey, garlic, paprika, and cumin.

  2. Form turkey into 4 (4-inch) patties; season with salt and pepper.

  3. Heat grill to medium-high; cook, turning once, until burgers are just cooked through (about 7 minutes per side). Serve with desired toppings and buns.

  4. Watch the video: How to Make a BBQ Turkey Burger 

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  • Fire up the grill for BBQ Turkey Burgers tonight! BBQ Turkey Burgers are ultra-moist and tasty, making them a great alternative to traditional high-fat beef patties.
  • Yield: Makes 4 burgers (serving size: 1 bbq turkey burger)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 324
Fat per serving: 11g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.7g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 3.3g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 3.9g
Protein per serving: 28g
Carbohydrate per serving: 28g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 75mg
Iron per serving: 3mg
Sodium per serving: 387mg
Calcium per serving: 71mg

Good to Know

Sweet onion is a tasty contradiction to tangy BBQ sauce. Try it with grilled pineapple too.