Mini Greek Turkey Burgers with Cucumber Sauce

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Mini Greek Turkey Burgers with Cucumber Sauce
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 17
  • Servings 6
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Pillsbury™ French bread bakes up beautifully as fresh, warm sandwich buns to hold little burgers topped with a tangy cucumber-yogurt sauce.
Updated Nov 6, 2018
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Renee Herrington
Murphy, Texas


  • 1 can (11 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original French Bread
  • 8 oz fat-free plain Greek yogurt or regular yogurt (3/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup finely diced peeled cucumber
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Dash salt
  • Dash black pepper
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 2 small cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon Crisco® 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Pure Olive Oil
  • 1 block (6 oz) reduced-fat feta cheese, cut into 6 (2x1 1/2x1/2-inch thick) pieces
  • 6 lettuce leaves


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Cut loaf of dough crosswise into 6 pieces to make buns. Place buns, seam sides down and 2 inches apart, on cookie sheet. Cut 2 (1/2-inch-deep) slashes in top of each bun. Bake 19 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix yogurt, cucumber, dill weed, lemon juice and dash of salt and pepper; refrigerate.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, mix turkey, garlic, onion, parsley, seasoned salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon of the oil. Shape mixture into 12 patties, about 3 inches in diameter. Place one piece of cheese on each of 6 patties; top with remaining patties. Pinch edges to seal well.
  • 4
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat. Add patties; cook 5 minutes on each side. Increase heat to medium-high; cook 3 minutes each side or until burgers have dark brown, caramelized appearance and thermometer inserted in center of turkey (not cheese) reads 165°F.
  • 5
    Cut buns horizontally in half. Place 1 tablespoon yogurt sauce on bottom of each bun; top with lettuce leaf, burger and top of bun. Secure each sandwich with toothpick; serve with remaining sauce. If desired, serve with frozen green beans & almonds.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat
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% Daily Value*:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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