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Serving: 1 patty (121 grams) 
Servings per recipe: 6 
Calories: 238 (94 from fat) 
Fat: 10 grams (3 saturated fat, 0 trans fats) 
Cholesterol: 72 milligram
Sodium: 431 milligrams
Total carbohydrate: 8 grams (1 fiber, 1 sugar) 
Protein: 22 grams

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Turkey pesto burgers

This Italian-inspired turkey burger blends the flavors of classic pesto with the rich taste of feta cheese.


20 ounces 93 percent lean ground turkey
2 tablespoons basil pesto
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 cup reduced fat crumbled feta cheese
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/2 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs


  1. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together.
  2. Shape into 6 patties.
  3. Grill or broil until done.


Source: Mary Steele, registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, Allina Health clinic

First published: 08/22/2012
Last updated: 08/22/2012

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department