Turkey Burgers with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

Turkey Burgers with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

Courtesy of National Turkey Federation 4 Servings • 5 Min. Prep Time • 15 Min. Cook Time • Potato Chips Fresh Cantaloupe Iced Tea


4 turkey patties
1 tsp. dried basil leaves
1 tsp. lemon pepper
1 tsp. onion powder
1/2 c. plain low-fat yogurt
1/3 c. chopped cucumber
1/4 tsp. salt
2 pita pocket breads, halved and warmed
1 medium tomato, cut into 8 thin slices


1. Combine basil, lemon pepper and onion powder in a small bowl.

2. In another small bowl combine yogurt, cucumber, salt and 1 tsp. herb mixture. Set aside.

3. Place turkey patties in pan. Sprinkle lemon pepper/onion mixture over both sides of patties.

4. Heat large non-stick skillet over medium heat for 5 min.

5. Place patties in hot skillet and cook 6-8 min., turning once. Patties should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F.

6. Place a burger in each pita half. Add two tomato slices and yogurt sauce as desired.

Wine Pairings:

Riesling/Rhine, Chardonnay, Beaujolais