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Grilled Turkey and Zucchini Burgers

Total Time
30 mins

Reader Tara Kulikov, of San Luis Obispo, California, gave us this recipe for a twist on summer burgers. Her addition of shredded zucchini makes them the juiciest turkey burgers we’ve tried.

su-Grilled Turkey and Zucchini Burgers

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Karen Shinto
 1 pound ground turkey
 1 medium zucchini, shredded
 5 large cremini mushrooms, chopped
 1 teaspoon kosher salt
 1 teaspoon pepper
 1 tablespoon ketchup
 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
 1 medium white onion, sliced into rounds
 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
 6 sourdough English muffins, split
 6 lettuce leaves
Step 1

Heat a grill to medium (350° to 450°). Mix turkey, zucchini, mushrooms, salt, pepper, ketchup, mustard, and 1 tbsp. water in a medium bowl. Form into 6 patties.

Step 2

Brush patties and onion rings with oil. Grill both, turning once, until burgers are cooked through, about 8 minutes, and onion rings are starting to brown, about 3 minutes. In last few minutes, toast muffins on grill.

Step 3

Assemble burgers on muffins with lettuce, onion, and any additional toppings you like.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 312Calories from Fat 35
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g19%

Saturated Fat 2.4g12%
Cholesterol 56mg19%
Sodium 657mg28%
Total Carbohydrate 31g11%

Dietary Fiber 2.6g11%
Protein 20g40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.