Turkey Burger with Yogurt-Dill Sauce

Welcome to the world of refreshing flavors with our Turkey Burger with Yogurt-Dill Sauce – a burger that harmonizes health with taste.

A lean, succulent turkey patty seasoned with a melange of herbs provides a guilt-free indulgence, nestled between the soft folds of a multi-grain bun. Complementing the patty is a cool, creamy yogurt-dill sauce, draping the burger with its herby and tangy notes.

This culinary delight is perfect for those who seek a lighter fare without compromising on the richness of flavor and the joy of biting into a hearty burger.


For the Turkey Patties:

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, for grilling

For the Yogurt-Dill Sauce:

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Additional Toppings:

  • Lettuce leaves
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Sliced cucumbers
  • Whole-grain burger buns, toasted


Making the Patties:

  1. In a bowl, mix together the ground turkey, onion, minced garlic, oregano, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  2. Form the mixture into 4 equal-sized patties.
  3. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium heat and brush with olive oil.
  4. Cook the turkey patties for about 5-6 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked through and the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).

Creating the Yogurt-Dill Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl, combine Greek yogurt, chopped dill, lemon juice, honey, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  2. Stir until all ingredients are well incorporated.
  3. Refrigerate the sauce for at least 15 minutes before serving to let the flavors meld together.

Assembling the Burger:

  1. Spread a generous amount of the yogurt-dill sauce on the bottom half of each toasted whole-grain bun.
  2. Place a few lettuce leaves on top of the sauce.
  3. Add the cooked turkey patty to each burger.
  4. Top the patty with slices of tomato and cucumber.
  5. Place the top half of the bun to complete the burger.


  • Present the Turkey Burgers with Yogurt-Dill Sauce immediately, accompanied by a side of baked sweet potato fries or a fresh garden salad for a full meal.


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


  • This recipe yields 4 wholesome burgers, ideal for a family lunch or dinner, ensuring a satiating and nutritious meal for all.


Each bite of the Turkey Burger with Yogurt-Dill Sauce is a testament to the art of healthy eating, proving that food that’s good for you can also be incredibly delicious.

The burger stands out with its lean protein, verdant flavors of dill, and the satisfying crunch of fresh vegetables, all contributing to a dining experience that’s both invigorating and indulgent.

Whether you’re looking to impress guests or simply treat yourself to a meal that’s both comforting and vibrant, this turkey burger promises to deliver on all fronts.