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Greek Turkey Protein Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

This low-carb turkey burger with tzatziki sauce is loaded with Greek flavors.

Ingredients

  • For the Tzatziki Sauce:
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. tahini
  • 1 garlic clove, whole
  • 1 English cucumber, diced
  • 2 tbsp. hemp seed hearts
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk, plus more as needed
  • 1 tbsp. fresh dill
  • 4 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • For the Patties:
  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, diced
  • 1 cup baby spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta
  • 1/4 cup almond meal
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • For the Burgers:
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, for buns
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 large tomato, sliced

Steps

  1. To make the patties, combine the ground turkey, sun-dried tomatoes, red onion, spinach, feta, oregano, almond meal, and egg in a medium bowl and mix until fully combined.
  2. Shape into patties using your hands.
  3. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat and cook the patties until cooked through, about 3-5 minutes per side, flipping occasionally.
  4. To make the Tzatziki sauce, combine all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.
  5. Cut the iceberg lettuce into buns. Layer sliced tomatoes on the lettuce followed by the patty, the sauce, sliced red onion, and the other lettuce “bun.”