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Smokey Turkey Burger
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4.91 from 10 votes

Clean Eating Sweet and Smokey Turkey Burger

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: DINNER, LUNCH, meat + chicken, sandwich + burger
Cuisine: American, healthy
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Dani Spies


  • 1.25 lb extra lean ground turkey
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt and ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup barbeque sauce
  • 1 slice smoked Gouda cheese
  • A couple handfuls of watercress
  • 4 Sandwich Thins 100-calorie buns


  • Combine ground turkey, smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a large bowl and using your hand mix until everything is well incorporated.
  • Free form your burgers into 4-5oz burger patties.
  • Cook burgers on a hot grill or grill pan for about 4 minutes per side or until the burgers are cooked through. About 2 minutes before the second side is done cooking, spoon 1 tbsp of barbeque sauce on top of the burger and place one slice of cheese over the sauce. Allow the cheese to melt over the burger as the burger finishes cooking.
  • Place watercress on the bottom of your bun and top with your burger. Enjoy with your favorite burger toppings and enjoy!