Burgers, Dinner Entrees, Lunch

Great Greek Burgers

This Greek turkey burger is juicy and packed with incredible mouth-watering flavor. An easy and healthy weekday staple. Your family or guests will go back for seconds! Enjoy!

Great Greek Burgers

Print Recipe
15 Carbs (depends on the pita bread)
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Cucumber, Feta, Garlic, Greek Yogurt, Lemon, Oregano, Parsley, Pita Bread, Red Onion, Red Roasted Peppers, Spinach, Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4


  • Board for Chopping
  • Large Skillet I prefer cast iron
  • Spatula
  • Sharp knife
  • Spoon
  • Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Small bowl and plate


  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil evoo
  • 1 1.2 Pounds Sweet Italian Turkey Sausage Ground turkey or remove meat from links.
  • 1 Cup Red Onion, Diced Small, Divided
  • 3/4 Cup Cooked Spinach, Chopped
  • 3 Tbsp Fresh Garlic, Minced, Divided Or 1 ½ Tsp Dried Garlic
  • 3 Tsp Fresh or Dried Oregano, Divided
  • 2 Tsp Salt Or Grill Seasoning
  • 1 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Cup Greek Yogurt Full Fat is usually very creamy with less carbs
  • ½ Cup English Cucumber, Diced
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • ½ Cup Roasted Red Peppers, Diced Jarred (or roast fresh in 425 F oven for 20 minutes.)
  • 1 Cup Feta Cheese
  • ½ Cup Kalamata Olives, Chopped Optional
  • ½ Cup Fresh Parsley, Chopped Optional
  • 1 Cup Cherry Tomatoes, Cut in half


  • Gather all your ingredients and "tools for the trade" which will really saves you time.
  • Burgers: In a mixing bowl combine ground turkey, ½ cup onion, spinach, 2 tbsp fresh garlic (or 2 tsp dried), 2 tsp oregano, and 1 tsp each of salt and pepper.
  • Form oblong patties to fit in half of a pita, around ½ inch in thickness.
  • Heat evoo in skillet on medium high. Add turkey burgers and brown for 3-4 minutes until golden.
  • Flip burgers and cook on medium heat for 4-5 minutes, or until internal temp is 165 degrees. Tent loosely with foil to keep warm.
  • Sauce: In a small bowl mix yogurt, cucumber and lemon juice. Season with remaining garlic, oregano, and salt.
  • Toppings: On a plate arrange red peppers, remaining onion, Feta cheese, olives, parsley, and tomatoes.
  • Cut pitas in half and toast. Fill pitas with burger, sauce and toppings. Kali Oreksi!! So easy and so tasty!