Turkey Burgers

Diane C.


I created these as an alternative to hamburgers. They are light and tangy. I love them on a whole wheat bun with a smear of Dijon mustard and and lettuce. Or topped with a slice of cranberry sauce.

I have broiled these but never grilled them. If you want to try grilling them, I recommend you chill them for at least an hour before grilling.


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40 Min
20 Min


  • one lb
    ground turkey
  • 1/2 c
    onion, minced
  • one stick
    celery, minced
  • one clove
    garlic, crushed
  • one Tbsp
  • 1/3 c
    chicken broth, low salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    gelatin, unflavored
  • eight
    saltine crackers, crushed
  • 1/2 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • one tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • one tsp
    dijon mustard
  • one Tbsp
    soy sauce, light
  • one small
    apples, granny smith, peeled, cored and grated
  • one pinch
    salt and pepper

How to Make Turkey Burgers


  1. In a small skillet, heat the oil. Add the onion and celery. Cook for 5 minutes over med. heat til soft. Add minced garlic and dried thyme. Cook 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Dissolve gelatin into chicken broth. Let stand five minutes.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine turkey, saltines, oatmeal, soy sauce, dijon mustard, parsley, salt and pepper. Fold in onion mixture and grated apple. Moisten with gelatin mixture.
  4. Shape into four patties. Broil ten minutes per side.

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About Turkey Burgers

Course/Dish: Turkey Burgers
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #Burgers

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