Turkey & Zucchini Burgers with Yogurt Sauce and Carrot Fries



Turkey Burgers:

  • 1lb organic ground turkey
  • 2 cups zucchini coarsely grated
  • 3 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 3 tbsp chopped mint
  • 3 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • A dash of pepper

Yogurt Sauce:

  • 1 Cup of Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 freshly squeezed lemon
  • 1 small garlic glove chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sumac
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Carrot Fries:

  • 6-7 large carrots, sliced long
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/3 cup of nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 tsp salt


Turkey Burgers:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Heat a cast iron pan over low.
  2. Combine all burger ingredients in a bowl and mix with your hands. Form into 4 large burgers or 8 small burgers.
  3. Place a drizzle of avocado or olive oil in a hot cast iron pan and sear burgers for 1 minute on each side.
  4. Then place pan into 425 degree oven for about 15 minutes. If making smaller burgers, check at 8 minutes.

Yogurt Sauce:

  1. Combine all sauce ingredients in a bowl and whisk well to combine

Carrot Fries

  1. Place carrot strips in a small bowl. Drizzle olive oil over top and add spices and garlic. Toss to coat carrots evenly.
  2. Spread out on a pan with parchment paper and roast for 20 minutes at 425


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