Spinach Feta Turkey Burgers

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser on February 24, 2016.
Compliments of Lynne Unemori, Corporate Communications - Hawaiian Electric.



Spinach Feta Turkey Burgers

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 6 cups loosely packed baby spinach
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2/3 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • Freshly cracked black pepper, to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in skillet.
  2. Add onions and cook until softened (about 5 minutes).
  3. Stir in spinach until just wilted.
  4. Remove from heat and cool.
  5. Combine turkey, nutmeg, salt and bread crumbs.
  6. Add in cooled spinach and feta cheese.
  7. Mix well.
  8. Form patties.
  9. Season with pepper.
  10. Combine turkey, nutmeg, salt and bread crumbs.
  11. Grill patties on barbeque (7-10 minutes per side).
  12. Serve with buns, lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (not including salt to taste or buns and condiments):
380 calories, 24 g fat, 9 g saturated fat, 115 mg cholesterol, 900 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 29 g protein


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