Mini Turkey Burgers – We Heart Local BC

Mini Turkey Burgers

Mini Turkey Burgers

Ned Bell, via Windet Farms

Sweet Pointed Peppers add a sweetness to the turkey while juicy mini cucumbers add their characteristic crunch to the yogurt sauce.


  • 2 lbs. ground¬†turkey
  • 2 sweet pointed peppers,¬†diced
  • 1 red onion,¬†diced
  • 1 cup Asiago cheese,¬†grated
  • garlic¬†powder
  • ¬ľ cup chives or green onions,¬†chopped
  • cracked black¬†pepper
  • mini burger¬†buns
Yogurt Sauce
  • 2 cups plain¬†yogurt
  • 1 lemon, juice and¬†zest
  • 1 clove garlic,¬†chopped
  • 2 mini cucumbers,¬†grated
  • kosher¬†salt


  1. Sauté  peppers and onions in canola oil until tender. Add Asiago cheese, garlic powder, cracked black pepper (no need to add any salt, the cheese is already salty). Remove from heat as soon as the cheese begins to melt. Add chopped chives or green onions and let mixture cool slightly.
  2. Combine pepper mixture with ground turkey and form into mini burgers.
  3. Cook burgers on a grill, in an oven or frying pan.
  4. For the yogurt sauce combine  mini cucumbers with yogurt, lemon juice and zest. Season with salt.
  5. Spread sauce on the buns and top with a grilled turkey patty. Maybe garnish with a grape tomato skewer and enjoy.

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