Delicious Grilled Italian Turkey Burgers with a Burst of Flavor

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Delicious Grilled Italian Turkey Burgers with a Burst of Flavor
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 14, 2023

These Grilled Italian Turkey Burgers are a healthier alternative to traditional beef burgers without compromising on taste. Seasoned with flavorful Italian herbs and spices, these juicy turkey burgers are perfect for a summer cookout or a weeknight dinner. Serve them on toasted buns with your favorite toppings and enjoy the burst of flavor with every bite. Get ready to impress your family and friends with this easy and mouthwatering recipe.


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Toppings: lettuce, tomato, red onion, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup


  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey, grated Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, minced garlic, dried oregano, dried basil, salt, black pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes. Mix well until all the ingredients are evenly incorporated.
  3. Shape the mixture into 4 equal-sized patties, about 1/2 inch thick.
  4. Place the turkey patties on the preheated grill and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  5. While the burgers are cooking, lightly toast the hamburger buns on the grill.
  6. Once the turkey burgers are cooked through, remove them from the grill and let them rest for a few minutes.
  7. To assemble the burgers, place each turkey patty on a toasted bun and add your desired toppings, such as lettuce, tomato, red onion, mayonnaise, mustard, and ketchup.
  8. Serve the grilled Italian turkey burgers immediately and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Turkey burgers are a leaner alternative to beef burgers, making them a healthier choice for those who want to watch their calorie intake.
  • Grilling the turkey burgers adds a smoky flavor and makes them juicier than cooking them on a stovetop.
  • The combination of Italian herbs and spices in this recipe gives the burgers an extra burst of flavor that will delight your taste buds.