Turkey Burgers

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By Jeanne Gantenbein, a TOPS online member since 2021, and the wife of Barry Gantenbein, TOPS News Publisher/Editor. 

Juicy, flavorful burgers made with lean meat.

Prep and cook time: 30 min.  Grill time: 4 -5 minutes each side.  Servings: 4


  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 t. garlic powder
  • 1 t. onion powder
  • 1 T. ketchup
  • 1 T. Dijon mustard
  • 1 t. Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ t. salt
  • ½ t. black pepper
  • ¼ c. unseasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 egg


  1. Using a fork, combine all ingredients. Mix just enough to evenly combine everything.
  2. Shape into four patties, approximately ½-inch thick. They should be very moist.
  3. Freeze the patties on parchment for 20 minutes.
  4. Grill on each side for 4–5 minutes or until they reach an internal temperature of 160-165°F.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 322 calories (133 from fat), 15 g total fat (4 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 614 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 34 g protein.
Exchanges: 4 protein, 3 fat.

All exchange values are approximate. When an optional or additional ingredient is offered, exchange values may change.

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