Mediterranean Turkey Burger Recipe with Hummus Spread and Arugula

Mediterranean Turkey Burger Recipe with Hummus Spread and Arugula

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SERVINGS

Makes 9 burgers

INGREDIENTS

For the Salad:

  • 3 diced vine ripe tomatoes, seeds removed
  • 2/3 cup diced roasted red bell peppers
  • ½ cup of peeled and small diced red onion
  • ½ seeded and small diced cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

For the Hummus:

  • ½ cup of hummus
  • ½ cup of Greek yogurt
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste

For the Burger:

  • 1 pound of ground turkey meat
  • ¾ cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • ½ cup of diced sun dried tomatoes
  • ½ cup of chopped baby spinach
  • ½ cup of sliced green onions
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 9 small burger buns
  • 2 cups of arugula leaves
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS
  1. Salad: Mix all of the ingredients together in a medium size bowl until combined and chill in the refrigerator.
  2. Hummus: Whisk together all of the ingredients in a medium size bowl until combined and chill in the refrigerator.
  3. Burger: In a large bowl mix together the ground turkey, cheese, tomatoes, spinach, green onions, egg, salt and pepper until combined and form 9 burger patties using the burger press.
  4. Brush the tops of each burger with olive oil.
  5. Cook the turkey burgers on a grill or in a grill pan until dark grill marks are formed and cooked throughout, about 5 to 7 minutes per side.  The burger should have an internal temperature of 165°.
  6. To Plate: Place some arugula down on the bottom of a bun and add on a cooked turkey burger, some hummus spread, some salad and the top of the bun. Enjoy!