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Turkey Burgers

Turkey Burgers

Recipe adapted from Cooking Classy’s “Turkey Burgers”
Course entree
Servings 4 burgers


  • 1 lb 93% lean ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp plain dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp (heaping) garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp (heaping) onion powder
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 4 to 8 slices lettuce
  • Ketchup and mustard to taste
  • 4 hamburger buns


  • Wash hands with soap and water.
  • Gently rub the tomato and lettuce under cold running water. Do not rinse raw meat.
  • Slice tomatoes and lettuce.
  • Add ground turkey to a medium mixing bowl. Sprinkle in breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder. Add mayonnaise and drizzle in Worcestershire sauce.
  • Gently toss and break up meat mixture to evenly blend. Divide into 4 equal portions and shape into patties about 1/2-inch thick.
  • Wash hands with soap and water. Wash utensils after touching raw meat.
  • Preheat olive oil in a 12-inch non-stick skillet over medium-high heat for a few minutes.
  • Add turkey patties and sear until golden brown on bottom, about 4 – 5 minutes, flip and continue to cook until cooked through, about 4 – 5 minutes longer. Cook until internal temperature reaches 165 °F on a food thermometer.
  • Serve warm in hamburger buns with toppings of choice.


This recipe was developed using the Safe Recipe Style Guide at SafeRecipeGuide.org.