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Turkey feta burgers with Sicilian herb and lemon salad

Prep time less than 30 mins
Cook time less than 30 mins
Serves 1
From Ready Steady Cook


  1. For the burgers, place all of the burger ingredients, except the flour and oil, in a food processor and pulse until well combined. Using damp hands, shape the mixture into two patties, then dust with the flour.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and fry the patties for 3-4 minutes on both sides, or until golden-brown and cooked through.

  3. For the salad, combine all of the salad ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

  4. To serve, place one patty on each slice of bread and arrange the salad on top.


For the burgers

  • ½ turkey breast
  • 85g/3oz feta cheese
  • 1 handful mixed fresh herbs (parsley, basil and chives)
  • ½ lemon, zest only
  • 1 free-range egg yolk
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

For the salad

  • 1 lemon, segmented
  • ½ tsp caster sugar
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

To serve

  • 2 slices white bread, griddled

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