Grilled Turkey Burgers
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Switch up your grill night with these flavorful turkey burgers!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) ground turkey
  • 1/2 - green bell pepper(s)
  • 1/2 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1/2 - small white onion(s)
  • 1 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - tsp salt
  • 1 - tsp fresh parsley
  • 1/2 - tsp paprika
  • 4 - hamburger buns**
  • Side: - chips**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat the grill.
  2. Finely chop the green and red bell peppers and the onion.
  3. Combine the ground turkey, chopped green and red bell peppers and chopped onion with the minced garlic, salt, parsley and paprika in a medium mixing bowl. Form into 4 patties.
  4. Place the patties on the grill tray or veggie basket. See note about ways to keep patties together when grilling. Grill for 5 to 6 minutes per side, or until internal temperature should reach 165 F. If you need to cook the patties a little longer then you can move them to a cool part of the grill until they are done.
  5. Prepare fresh fruit.
  6. Serve Grilled Turkey Burgers with fruit and/or chips.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Finely chop 1 green bell pepper, 1 red bell pepper and 1 white onion.
  2. Combine 2 lbs. ground turkey, the chopped green and red bell peppers and chopped onion with 2 tsp minced garlic, 2 tsp salt, 2 tsp parsley and 1 tsp paprika in a medium mixing bowl. Form into 8 patties.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 turkey burger patties

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the grill and grilling as directed.

Special notes

If you don’t have a tray for your grill, put the patties in the freezer for 30 minutes to help them firm up and hold together better when grilling. Or you could grill them from partially frozen. Alternative cooking method: wrap the patties tightly in foil and place them in a 350 F oven for about 5 – 10 minutes until the desired temperature is reached.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free bun or in a lettuce wrap.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Grilled Turkey Burgers

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and grill for 5 to 6 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
Serve on buns with chips and fruit.