Turkey and Tomato Burger

The Turkey and Tomato Burger is a refreshing take on the classic burger, emphasizing the subtle, lean flavors of turkey combined with the juicy freshness of tomatoes.

Each bite offers a delicate balance of taste and texture, making it a perfect choice for those who seek a lighter yet equally satisfying burger experience.

Nestled between a soft bun and complemented by crisp lettuce and a hint of mayo, this burger encapsulates simplicity and elegance in every bite. It’s a celebration of subtle flavors, crafted for the discerning palate.


For the Turkey Patties:

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

For Assembly:

  • 4 whole-grain buns, toasted
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 4 large tomato slices
  • Mayonnaise (optional)
  • Sliced red onions (optional)


Preparing the Turkey Patties:

  1. In a bowl, mix together ground turkey, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  2. Form the mixture into 4 evenly-sized patties.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Cook the patties for 5-6 minutes per side or until fully cooked and golden brown.

Assembling the Burgers:

  1. Spread a thin layer of mayonnaise (if using) on the bottom half of each toasted whole-grain bun.
  2. Place a lettuce leaf, followed by a turkey patty.
  3. Add a large tomato slice and, if desired, some red onion slices.
  4. Finish with the other half of the bun.


Serve the Turkey and Tomato Burger with a side of green salad or baked sweet potato fries for a wholesome and delicious meal.


  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking time: 12 minutes
  • Total time: 32 minutes

The Turkey and Tomato Burger stands out as a beacon of culinary simplicity, showcasing the beauty of minimalist cooking. The tender turkey pairs harmoniously with the succulence of the tomato, creating a duet of flavors that sing with freshness and authenticity.

Whether you’re looking for a healthier alternative or simply wish to indulge in the pure, unadulterated flavors of quality ingredients, this burger offers a memorable experience. Enjoy the artistry of this creation, where each component shines and contributes to a symphony of tastes.

Dive in and savor the essence of culinary elegance and simplicity!