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BBQ Turkey Burgers Recipe

  • Author: Emily
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 burgers 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American


Learn how to make turkey burgers at home! BBQ Turkey Burgers are HEALTHY, juicy, + full of flavor. Just 20 min + 4 ingredients for homemade turkey burgers.



  • 2 lbs. ground turkey (90-93% lean)
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup bbq sauce¬†+ more for serving
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 32 oz. baked beans
  • 6 leaves of lettuce
  • 1 large tomato (slicing tomato)
  • white onion slices
  • 6 hamburger buns
  • mayonnaise
  • ketchup


  1. Prep burgers: mix together turkey, salt, pepper, bbq sauce, and shredded cheddar until just combined, to not overwork meat. Divide meat into 6 patties. Lightly form into patty shape, making an indent with fingers in the middle of burger.
  2. Cook burgers: heat grill to medium high heat. Cook for about 4-5 minutes per side. Alternatively, heat grill pan over medium high heat and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side. (Or until an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.) After you flip the burgers, top with a slather of BBQ sauce.
  3. While burgers are cooking, heat beans according to package instructions and prep lettuce, onion, and tomato.
  4. Assemble burgers: layer lettuce on bottom bun. Top with burger, onions, tomatoes, and ketchup and mayonnaise as desired.


  • Get your kids involved!¬†They can: build their own burgers.

Keywords: bbq turkey burger