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Herbed Turkey Burgers with Zucchini Buns

Herbed Turkey Burgers with Zucchini Buns

These Herbed Turkey Burgers are filled with fresh herbs and garlic, topped with juicy red tomatoes and ripe avocado, and sandwiched between two grilled zucchini slices.
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy burger, paleo burger, turkey burger, turkey recipe, zucchini
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 177kcal


  • 8 – 10 oz ground organic lean turkey meat
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 thick slices of zucchini or eggplant, summer squash, etc.
  • Olive oil spray
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Toppings: sliced tomato avocado, cheese, ketchup, mustard, mayo, hot sauce, etc.


  • In a large bowl, combine the turkey meat, oregano and garlic cloves, and mix with your hands until fully combined. Form into two patties and set aside.
  • Heat a grill pan (or outdoor grill) to medium high heat.
  • Spray the zucchini on both sides and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Add the zucchini to the grill pan, cooking 2 – 3 minutes per side until you have nice grill marks and the zucchini still holds its shape.
  • Add the turkey burgers to the grill, cooking 3 – 5 minutes per side, until cooked.
  • Serve between zucchini slices and add your preferred toppings.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 362mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g