Lean and Clean Turkey Burgers

by August 31, 2017

These burgers are high in protein, low in fat, and lick-your-lips delicious! Trading in breadcrumbs for quinoa flakes cleans up this lean approach to your everyday burger.

Eating Style:

Candida Friendly, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Keto, Nut-free, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free

Prep Time:




  • 1 lb organic lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup quinoa flakes or almond flour
  • 2 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 2 tablespoon fresh basil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon herbamare
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a large bowl, lightly beat egg.
  2. Add all ingredients except the turkey and mix well with your hands, or a spoon until the quinoa flakes or almond flour are coated.
  3. Add turkey and mash with your hands until combined. Form into 5-6 patties and throw them on the outdoor grill, indoor grill, or in the oven at 350F for 45 minutes. If you have a meat thermometer, you want to reach an internal temperature of 165F.

Nutrition Information Per Serving



Calories from Fat:


Total Fat:

7.2 g

Saturated Fat:

2.1 g


64 mg


424 mg


8.2 g

Dietary Fiber:

1.9 g

Net Carbs:

6.3 g


0.7 g


19.6 g

Hi! I’m Leanne (RHN FBCS)

a Keto Nutritionist, host of The Keto Diet Podcast, and best-selling author of The Keto Diet & Keto for Women. I want to live in a world where every woman has access to knowledge to better her health.

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