Paleo Mediterranean Turkey Burgers (Gluten-Free)

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Mediterranean Turkey Burgers are like a flavor party in your mouth!

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Why I Made Theseย Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

I love big flavors. B I G. I also really appreciate Mediterranean taste combinations…sometimes I think I was born in the wrong part of the world.

The sun-dried tomatoes, brininess from the olives, and zingy oregano make this recipe is a nice departure from the boring old hamburger.

What Kind of Turkey to Use for Turkey Burgers

Ground turkey breast can be notoriously dry, so in these Mediterranean Turkey Burgers, I opt for the 93% lean meat instead of the 99%. Trust me, the little bit of extra fat keeps it moister, and the flavor is so much better.

They key to adding veggies into a burger like this is to chop everything very very small so. If you don’t, big chunks of veggies will steam inside the burgers, and the patty is likely to fall apart.

Can You Make This Into Meatballs?

And you could very easily take these Mediterranean Turkey Burgers and roll them into little meatballs instead. If you opt for that, bake in a 375ยฐF oven for about 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through.

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Mediterranean Turkey Burgers (Paleo, Gluten-Free)

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Paleo, Turkey, Whole30
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 927 kcal

These Mediterranean Turkey Burgers combine sun-dried tomatoes, briny olives and zingy oregano, resulting in a nice riff on normal hamburgers.



  • 1 lb. ground turkey breast
  • 1 jar roasted red peppers chopped small
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped fine
  • 12 pitted Kalamata olives chopped
  • 1/3 cup sundried tomatoes chopped
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Chop all veggies and place in a large mixing bowl with ground turkey. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Mix well by hand.
  2. Shape into medium-sized patties. (I got about 7โ€“cooked up 5 and froze 2).
  3. In a large skillet, heat your fat of choice over medium-high heat. Saute burgers for about 5 minutes per side or thrown on the grill for about the same.
Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Turkey Burgers (Paleo, Gluten-Free)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 927 Calories from Fat 423
% Daily Value*
Fat 47g72%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 335mg112%
Sodium 5807mg242%
Potassium 2782mg79%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 12g48%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 94g188%
Vitamin A 2695IU54%
Vitamin C 174.3mg211%
Calcium 391mg39%
Iron 13.4mg74%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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