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Juicy Turkey Burgers

Change up your barbecue menu with these turkey burgers.
  • Cooking time15 min
  • Prep time12 min
  • ServingsPortions 2
recipe image Juicy Turkey Burgers


  • 2 Tbsp. (30 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*
  • 1 cup (250 mL) thinly sliced red onion
  • 4 cremini mushrooms or white mushrooms, finely chopped (about 1 cup/250 mL)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) firmly packed baby spinach leaves or arugula
  • 1/2 lb. (225 g) ground turkey
  • 1 cup (250 mL) finely shredded carrots, chopped
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 soft whole wheat flat rolls

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)


  1. Melt 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook onion and mushrooms, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until almost tender. Stir in garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute or until vegetables are tender. Stir in spinach and cook 1 minute or until wilted. Season, if desired, with fresh black pepper. Remove vegetables from skillet. Reserve 1/2 of the vegetable mixture in medium bowl and keep warm.
  2. Combine ground turkey, carrots, green onions and remaining 1/2 of the slightly cooled vegetables in medium bowl; shape into 2 patties.
  3. Melt remaining 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) margarine in same skillet over medium heat and cook burgers, turning once, 8 minutes or until turkey is thoroughly cooked. Arrange burgers on rolls, then top with reserved vegetables.
*Becel® Gold in Quebec. TIP: Substitute ground chicken for ground turkey and prepare as above.