Greek Turkey Burgers (Spanikopita Burgers)

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Greek Turkey Burgers (Spanikopita Burgers)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 320.9
  • Total Fat: 20.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 113.4 mg
  • Sodium: 1,240.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 29.9 g

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Introduction

You'll love these lean turkey burgers packed with spinach and feta. You'll love these lean turkey burgers packed with spinach and feta.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 (10 ounce) package Fresh Express Baby Spinach
    1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    1 clove garlic, crushed
    1 red onion, chopped
    2 teaspoons dried oregano, divided
    4 ounces crumbled feta
    1 1/3 pounds ground turkey breast or chicken
    1 tablespoon grill seasoning

Tips

I usually double the recipe so I have extras for lunch the next day. I love these things.


Directions

Microwave the spinach until wilted.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. To one side, add a little extra-virgin olive oil add the chopped garlic and chopped red onion and cook 5 minutes. Transfer the onions and garlic to a bowl to cool. Return pan to heat.

Wring the spinach dry by twisting it in a clean kitchen towel over your sink. Separate the spinach as you add it to the bowl with cool onions, garlic and season with 1 teaspoon of oregano. Add in feta crumbles then chicken or turkey, grill seasoning and a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil. Mix and form into 4 patties, 1-inch thick. Raise heat on pan to medium-high. Add patties and cook 6 min on each side. Makes 4 burgers

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  • 5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Counts would be off... comparing recipe w/ ingredients details... 1/4 lb feta is not the same as 1 cup crumbles. 1 1/3 lb turkey is not equal to 16 oz. 1 Tbsp grill seasoning is not 4 tsp, either. And 2 tsp oregano or 2 Tbsp? Anyway, the recipe still sounds good and I'll give it a try! - 5/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was awesome! But don't forget that the Nutritional Info listed does not include a bun - so make sure to account for that in your planner if you plan to serve this on a bun. - 11/30/11

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    If you use reduced fat swiss they are good too. The cheese adds alot of calories and salt. The grill seasoning also adds close to 500mg of salt. I used no salt Mrs. dash. The burger without cheese is only 221 calories. - 1/10/13

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This recipe has an awful lot of sodium will have modified changes. - 2/5/14

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    For all the women out there: this is an awesome way to sneak in some extra iron into your meal. - 10/18/08

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