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4.34 from 3 votes

Summer Zucchini Turkey Burgers

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: turkey burgers, zucchini turkey burgers
Servings: 12

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 2 small zucchini grated (about 1 cup squeezed)
  • 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp. paprika plus 1 tsp. (separate)
  • 1 Tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. white pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat grill to medium heat.
  • In a fine mesh strainer, add the shredded zucchini and top with 1 Tbsp. of kosher salt. Allow zucchini to sit for 10 minutes in the strainer with a bowl underneath to catch water. When time has passed, form zucchini into two balls and squeeze the excess water from it with your hands. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey, egg, bread crumbs, zucchini shreds, parsley, and remaining seasonings. Mix using your hands until ingredients are well combined (but not mixed into a paste). Using your hands or a burger presser, form meat into 12, 1’’ patties.
  • Spray both sides with oil then grill for about 3 minutes on each side, or until patties are no longer pink in the center.
  • Serve healthy and flavorful burgers with tomatoes, lettuce, your favorite sauce, avocado, and pickles. 

Notes

POSTED JULY 2017