Lemon and Dill Turkey Burgers

2 Tbsp. Dill Olive oil
1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, minced or pushed through a press
1½ lbs. ground turkey, preferably thigh meat
2 Tbsp. minced fresh dill
Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
1 Tbsp. Sicilian Lemon White Balsamic
1 tsp. kosher salt
¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Mild or Medium Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
4 hamburger buns, split
¼ c. mayonnaise
4 leaves butter lettuce
2 roasted red bell peppers (from a jar), each cut in half


In a medium skillet over medium heat, warm the Dill Olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat and let cool for at least 5 minutes. Combine the onion and garlic with the remaining patty ingredients, and then gently form four patties of equal size, each about 1 inch thick. With your thumb or the back of a spoon, make a shallow indentation about 1 inch wide in the center of the patties to prevent them from forming a dome as they cook. Refrigerate the patties until ready to grill. Prepare the grill for direct cooking over medium heat (350° to 450°F). Brush the patties on both sides with Extra Virgin Olive oil, and then grill over direct medium heat, with the lid closed, until fully cooked (165°F), 11 to 13 minutes, turning once. During the last 30 seconds to 1 minute of grilling time, toast the buns, cut side down, over direct heat. Build each burger on a bun with mayonnaise, a lettuce leaf, a roasted bell pepper half, and a patty. Serve immediately.

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