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Turkey burger

Easy Peasy Cook turkey burger

  • Preparation: 10 minutes (plus chilling time)
  • Cooking: 15 minutes
  • Serves 4, costs under £4


  • 1 slice wholemeal bread
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 250g turkey breast mince
  • ½ onion (finely grated)
  • 1 carrot (finely grated)
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 4 burger buns

Allergy disclaimer: Always check the label of each ingredient for allergen information.


  • In a bowl, crumble the bread and add to the beaten egg. Set aside, but mix occasionally, until the bread has absorbed all the egg.
  • Add the turkey mince, finely chopped onion, finely grated carrot, crushed garlic and pinch of black pepper to the egg and bread and mix well.
  • Form into 4 burgers (8cm diameter and 2½cm thick) and put on a plate or tray, cover with cling film and place in the fridge for at least 20 minutes, but an hour or two is better.
  • Grill the burgers for 6-8 minutes on each side, ensuring they are fully cooked. Toast the buns and add your burger.

Top tip: Add any toppings that you like, such as lettuce, tomato, onion or any sauce.
Top tip: Why not try adding some chilli or cumin to the burgers to spice them up.
Top tip: Double the amounts and, once cooked and cooled, freeze the leftover burgers for a quick dinner option.

Page last updated:
29 Nov 2022

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