Whole30 Bunless Turkey Burger Recipe

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
This Whole30 Bunless Turkey Burger Recipe is not only healthy (low-carb, paleo, gluten-free), but it’s also one of the flavorful turkey burger recipes you’ll ever try! All because of the yellow mustard, onion and garlic powder inside of the burger and the avocado sauce too! On top of that, the grilled zucchini makes you want to eat this Bunless Turkey Burger over and over again. Yum!
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5 from 1 vote

Ingredients

For the Turkey Burger

  • 1 lb grass-fed extra-lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup red onions — chopped
  • ¼ red bell pepper — chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper — to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard — or French's Yellow if you're doing Whole30
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley — chopped
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil for cooking

For Serving

  • Big head of iceberg lettuce
  • Slices of red onions — tomatoes, microgreen leaves and avocado sauce to serve.

For the Grilled Zucchini

  • 1 medium zucchini — cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper — to taste

Instructions

  1. To make the burger, combine all ingredients, except the olive oil, in a large bowl. Mix everything well to combine and using your hands divide the mixture into 4-6 burgers.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a non-stick grill pan over a medium-high heat. Cook the burger for 3-5 minutes on each side, or until reach 145°F for medium-rare or 160°F for well-done. Set them aside.
  3. Making the grilled zucchini: In a small bowl, mix together zucchini, olive oil and salt and pepper. Heat a grill pan over medium high heat. Add zucchini in a single layer and grill for about 2 minutes per side.
  4. To build each burger, top one iceberg leaf with the microgreen leaves, turkey burger, avocado sauce, red onions, tomatoes, more avocado sauce, another turkey burger and grilled zucchini. Top with second iceberg leaf.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burger, dinner, gluten-free, low-carb, lunch, paleo, whole30

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/6) — Calories: 129, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 64mg, Sodium: 765mg, Potassium: 124mg, Carbohydrates: 3g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 17g

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