Greek Turkey Burgers with Minted Cucumber Sauce

These turkey burgers have a green twist with the addition of Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach--a perfect flavor combination with cucumber-yogurt sauce!

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 5

Ingredients

Cucumber Sauce

1/2
cup fat-free plain yogurt
1/2
cup chopped cucumber
2
teaspoons chopped fresh mint leaves
1
teaspoon fresh lemon juice

Burgers

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach
1 1/4
lb lean (at least 93%) ground turkey
1/4
cup fat-free plain yogurt
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
5
thin slices medium tomato, halved
5
whole-grain pita bread halves (6 inch)
  • 1 Set oven control to broil. In medium bowl, mix Cucumber Sauce ingredients; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 2 Cook spinach as directed on box; cool slightly. Squeeze to drain well. In large bowl, mix cooled spinach, turkey, 1/4 cup yogurt, the oregano, garlic salt and pepper. Shape into 5 oval patties, each about 1/2 inch thick. On broiler pan, place patties. Broil with tops about 5 inches from heat 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of burgers reads 165°F.
  • 3 Place 2 tomato slice halves in pita pocket halves; place burgers over tomato slices. To serve, top each burger with about 3 tablespoons sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    85mg
    85%;
    Sodium
    520mg
    520%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    36g
    36%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    90%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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