Turkey Zucchini Burgers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped basil
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 large zucchini shredded with a vegetable peeler
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 4 large leaves Romaine lettuce
  • 1 large avocado mashed


  • Heat grill to high heat.
  • In a large bowl, mix the first 4 ingredients (turkey through basil). Form turkey mixture into patties.
  • Place burgers on the grill and cook for 5 to 10 minutes on each side, until the center of the burgers are no longer pink.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat coconut oil. To the oil, add the vinegar, zucchini, spinach and sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Cook 5 minutes, until tender.
  • Layer lettuce, burger, zucchini and avocado and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed baby carrots.
NUTRITION: 292 Calories; 21g Fat (62.4% calories from fat); 22g Protein; 6g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 90mg Cholesterol; 126mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat
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