Open Faced Mediterranean Burgers

with Salad

Open Faced Mediterranean Burgers with Salad

We've combined turkey and mediterranean seasonings and swapped a traditional hamburger bun with warm, toasted pita bread. Delicious and filling without weighing you down.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: Mediterranean, Recipes, salad, Simple Recipes, summer, Turkey, vegetables
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 204kcal


  • Cutting Board
  • Chef Knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • Saute Pan


  • 1/2 lb Ground Turkey
  • 1/4 each Onion minced
  • 1/4 each Bell Pepper minced
  • 1 Tbsp Dill chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp Chili Powder
  • 3 oz Salad Greens
  • 1/2 each Tomato sliced
  • 1/4 each Cucumber sliced
  • Greek Vinaigrette as needed
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 loaf Pita Bread halved
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper as needed
  • Hummus optional
  • Tzatziki optional


  • Mix the ground turkey with onion, bell pepper, dill, cumin, coriander, chili powder, salt and pepper. Form burger patties.
  • Heat a saute pan on medium high, add in 1 Tbs oil and the burgers. Sear on each side and cook until an internal temperature of 165 F.
  • Toss the lettuce with tomato, cucumber and the dressing.
  • Serve burgers on the pita with salad on the side. If using hummus or tzatziki top burgers with them and serve
  • Enjoy!


Homemade tzatziki can be made with a 1/2 cup greek yogurt, 1/2 a cucumber diced (seeds removed), 2-4 Tbs dill chopped, 1 clove of garlic chopped, lemon juice, salt and pepper.


Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 434mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 912IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 2mg

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