Stuffed Turkey Burgers

If you're looking to lean up your hamburger patties, without losing out on flavor & moisture, these turkey burgers are for you!  I like to buy ground turkey every now & then so I don't get too burnt on ground beef~ gotta switch things up sometimes :)

I know turkey comes with a negative connotation sometimes; many people hear turkey & think "dry, flavorless, health food, diet, etc."... not fun words.  These turkey burgers will change your mind!  I stuff them with tons of veggies for nutrients, egg whites for moisture, and extra spices for big flavor.  No need for a bun either~ I throw these guys on top of a salad, or just eat them on their own with a fork & knife (and homemade sweet potato fries! :D).

These are really simple to make & can easily be stored in the refrigerator for a quick protein option during the week.  Plus, they are juicy & delicious! Hope you enjoy :)


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2/3 cup mushrooms, sliced and chopped
  • handful of spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • salt & pepper 

  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients (except salt & pepper). 
  2. Divide the mixture & shape into 4 equally sized patties. I pinch with my fingers to make mine a little thinner in the middle (helps keep them from getting too round when they cook). Sprinkle each side with salt & pepper.
  3. Heat a large skillet to medium-high heat, and coat with cooking oil of your choice (I like avocado oil). Add all four patties to the skillet and cook for 6 minutes. 
  4. Flip the burgers, and continue cooking for 4 minutes. 
  5. Done!

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Julie B said...

These look yummy! I might have to make them for dinner. U want to come over and have one too?😉

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Nikki R. said...

Hi Jessie!
Thanks for the idea. Tried this today and I LOVE it.

Tina said...

With the mushrooms and onions that should be the perfect combination of moist and crispy.

Leah said...

Hi! Has anyone ever baked these in the oven instead of frying? I am not good at frying! Lol!