Greek Turkey Burgers with Minted Cucumber Sauce

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett
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Give turkey burgers a green twist with chopped spinach, and refreshing cucumber yogurt sauce.

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Makes 5 sandwiches


For the Cucumber Sauce:

1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt
1/2 cup chopped cucumber
2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint leaves
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

For the Burgers:

1 box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach
1 1/4 lb lean (at least 93%) ground turkey
1/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
5 thin slices medium tomato, halved
5 whole-grain pita bread halves (6 inch)


  1. Set oven control to broil. In medium bowl, mix Cucumber Sauce ingredients; cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Cook spinach as directed on box; cool slightly. Squeeze to drain well. In large bowl, mix cooled spinach, turkey, 1/4 cup yogurt, the oregano, garlic salt and pepper. Shape into 5 oval patties, each about 1/2 inch thick. On broiler pan, place patties. Broil with tops about 5 inches from heat 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until thermometer inserted in center of burgers reads 165°F.
  3. Place 2 tomato slice halves in pita pocket halves; place burgers over tomato slices. To serve, top each burger with about 3 tablespoons sauce.

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