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Easiest Weeknight Turkey Burgers

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These are the easiest Weeknight Turkey Burgers you'll ever make! Finely minced onion, garlic and spices are mixed into lean ground turkey, formed into patties and slipped under the broiler. You'll have dinner on the table in under 30 minutes with very little clean up. Serves 4 - but can easily be doubled.
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American
Keyword burgers, healthy, low fat, turkey
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 393
Author Laurie McNamara



  • 1 pound extra lean ground turkey
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/2 red onion finely diced (about 1/3 cup)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • black pepper freshly ground
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns


  • lettuce
  • tomato
  • mayonnaise
  • pickles
  • onions


  • Preheat your broiler to high and place foil on a wire rack set into a rimmed metal baking sheet. Spray the foili with olive oil spray.
  • In a glass mixing bowl, add the turkey, beaten egg, red onion, grated garlic, cajun seasoning, dried parsley, kosher salt and some freshly ground black pepper.
  • Use a fork to combine thoroughly.
  • Divide into 4 equal portions and shape into patties, placing on the prepared foiled pan.
  • Broil the patties 4-inches from the broiler for 5 minutes. Flip and repeat for 4 to 5 more minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°.
  • Serve on buns with lettuce, tomato, mayo and pickle.


Serving: 1burger | Calories: 393kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 1230mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g