Green Goddess Turkey Burgers


This tasty turkey burger from F&W’s Justin Chapple gets its great flavor from anchovy, scallions and lots of fresh herbs. Slideshow: More Burger Recipes 

Green Goddess Turkey Burgers
Photo: © Nicole Franzen
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey

  • 1/3 cup finely chopped basil

  • 1/3 cup finely chopped scallions

  • 1/3 cup finely chopped parsley

  • 1 tablespoon minced anchovy

  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise

  • Kosher salt

  • Pepper

  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted

  • Mayonnaise, sliced red onion and baby greens, for serving


  1. In a bowl, using a fork, gently stir the turkey with the basil, scallions, parsley, anchovy, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1/2 teaspoon of pepper and the 1/3 cup of mayonnaise. Using 2 lids from 1-quart takeout containers, press one fourth of the turkey mixture into 4 perfect patties. Transfer to a plate. Repeat to form the remaining patties.

  2. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Season the patties lightly with salt and pepper. Grill over moderately high heat, turning once, until cooked through, about 8 minutes. Transfer the burgers to the buns, top with mayonnaise, onion and greens and serve.

Make Ahead

The patties can be refrigerated for up to 3 hours before grilling.

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