Turkey Zucchini Burgers with Yogurt-Sumac Sauce (makes 8 mini burgers)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins

nut free

Ingredients

  • For the burgers:
  • 1 pound ground turkey, light or dark meat
  • 1 large zucchini, coarsely grated
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • olive oil, for greasing the pan
  • 8 mini hamburger buns
  • For the yogurt sauce:
  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons sumac
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation

1. In a large bowl combine first 9 ingredients. Mix well. With dampened hands form the mixture into burgers about 1 inch thick. You can do small slider size or regular size burgers.

2. In a large saute pan or stove top grill over medium, add 1-2 tablespoons olive oil and add the burger patties. Cook burgers 3-4 minutes on each side for small slider burgers or 5-6 minutes on each side for larger burgers.

3. Place all the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine.

4. Place the burgers on buns and top with the yogurt-sumac sauce.