Blue Cheese Turkey Burgers

Blue Cheese Turkey Burgers

A variation on the traditional cheeseburger, this recipe contains a creamy filling of melted blue cheese.

2 servings
Preparation 10 min
Cooking 10 min

390 calories per serving 


1/2 onions, coarsely chopped   100 g
1/2 stalk celery, coarsely chopped   35 g
220 g ground turkey, or ground chicken    
3/4 tsp dried oregano   0.4 g
1 tsp Dijon mustard   5 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
20 g blue cheese    
4 slices gluten-free bread   180 g
1 tsp canola oil   5 mL
1 tsp ketchup [optional]   5 mL
1 tsp Dijon mustard [optional]   5 mL

Before you start

These burgers can be cooked either using an outdoor grill or in a pan on the stovetop.


  1. Coarsely chop the onion and celery, then put them in a bowl. Add the ground turkey, oregano, mustard, salt, and pepper. Mix well using a fork, then bring the combined ingredients together with your hands to form a firm mixture.
  2. Divide the mixture into twice the number of the needed servings. Shape each portion into rounds and flatten each one slightly. Crumble the cheese and place a small amount in the centre of half of the rounds (about 2 tablespoons of crumbled cheese per round). Place the remaining meat rounds on top of the cheese topped rounds. Use your hands to mould the rounds together, encasing the crumbled cheese, and shaping them into burgers.
  3. Cook the burgers on a lightly oiled medium grill for about 10 min, or until cooked through, turning them once. Alternatively, you may cook the burgers on a nonstick, heavy-bottom pan, over very high heat.
  4. Place each burger in between 2 slices of wheat-free bread. Serve with mustard and ketch-up on the side.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (280g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




15 g

23 %

Saturated 4.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

22 %


85 mg


530 mg

22 %


35 g

12 %


6 g

24 %


3 g


31 g

Vitamin A

8 %

Vitamin C

6 %


10 %


30 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 1 serving
Grain Products: servings
Milk and Alternatives: ¼ serving
Meat and Alternatives: serving

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Free :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Folacin, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of :
Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin D
Excellent source of :
Fibre, Iron, Niacin, Selenium, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Diet-related health claims :

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This recipe is in the following categories: Poultry | Main courses/Entrées | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Fibre | High Iron | High Vitamin D | Low Saturated Fat | Barbecue/Broil/Grill

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