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turkey burgers in a pita

Turkey Burger Pitas with Avocado & Feta

Protein-packed, flavorful turkey burger pitas filled with creamy avocado, juicy tomatoes, and zingy feta. The turkey burgers can be baked or grilled for a perfect, easy weekday lunch.  
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Burger
Keyword turkey burger pitas, turkey burgers
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Monique of Ambitious Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound  lean ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • red pepper flakes
  • 6 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • Cooking spray
  • (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 whole wheat pitas, cut in half, gluten free if desired

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  2. To make the burgers combine first 7 ingredients. Divide mixture into four portions and shape into a 1/2 inch-thick patty.

  3. Place your patties on foil, and lightly spray patties with cooking spray. Sprinkle some red pepper flakes on top of each patty if you'd like a little spice.
  4. Place into oven and bake your burgers for about 20 minutes, flipping burgers halfway through.

  5. Remove burgers from oven once done and immediately place into half of a pita. Add 1 1/2 tablespoons of feta cheese, tomato slice, and avocado slices. Serves 4.

Recipe Notes

To make gluten free: use gluten free pitas or buns.