Turkey Burger Recipes

Turkey burgers are everything you love about traditional beef burgers, but with less fat. Butterball turkey burgers come fresh or frozen, seasoned and unseasoned so there's a perfect patty for any party or meal occasion. Try a Butterball turkey burger recipe at your next cookout or for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

Your turkey burger questions, answered

How long to grill turkey burgers?

Turkey burger grill time depends on the heat of your grill and whether your turkey burger patty is fresh or frozen. Grill Butterball turkey burgers over medium heat until the center is no longer pink and the internal temperature reaches 165°F. Fresh turkey burgers generally need 8-10 minutes, while frozen turkey burgers generally need 15 minutes on the grill to reach proper cooking temperature.

How many calories are in a turkey burger?

Butterball turkey burgers range from 150-240 calories per serving, depending on the patty type. Butterball turkey burgers come in a variety of flavors. Try them all to find which you like best! The amount of calories on a fully prepared turkey burger, including a bun and fixings, depends on the ingredients you choose to add. Follow one of our Butterball turkey burger recipes for exact calories per serving and delicious-tasting burgers.

How to cook a turkey burger on the stovetop?

Cook Butterball turkey burger patties on the stovetop using a non-stick skillet on medium heat. Lightly spray or brush both sides of frozen turkey burgers with oil and cook for 9 minutes on one side. Turn and cook the other side for 7 minutes or until done. For fresh turkey burger patties, spray the skillet with oil and cook patties for 8-10 minutes, turning once or twice. Ensure all turkey burger patties reach an internal temperature of 165°F before serving.

Is a turkey burger healthy?

If you're looking for a healthy burger recipe, starting with a ground turkey burger patty is a good choice. Turkey burger nutrition facts depend on a few factors, including whether the patty is made from white meat, dark meat, or a mixture, patty size and seasoning. Generally, turkey burger patties contain less fat than burgers made with ground beef because turkey is a leaner protein. If you're looking for turkey burger recipes for specific dietary needs, including low calorie, low carb, low sodium and more, use the search filters on our main recipes page.

What to put on a turkey burger?

Make a turkey burger just like you would a beef burger. Layer on your favorite cheese, veggies, sauces and fixings. Make it uniquely yours! Looking for ideas for your next cookout or family burger night? Discover new burger topping ideas by exploring our tasty turkey burger recipes.

How to season a turkey burger?

For convenience, some Butterball turkey burger patties come pre-seasoned. If you're cooking a fresh or unseasoned turkey burger, use whatever seasonings you would use on beef burgers. Because turkey meat is so lean, it's a good idea to add moist ingredients such as Worcestershire sauce or ketchup to fresh turkey burger patties to keep them from drying out during cooking.

What is a turkey burger?

Turkey burgers are made with ground turkey meat, and sometimes a mixture of seasoning. Turkey burgers are generally leaner than beef burgers because they contain less fat than ground beef. When prepared as directed and stacked with your favorite burger ingredients, turkey patties can be just as delicious as traditional ground beef burgers, but healthier!