Iris’ Greek Turkey Burgers* with Herbes de Provence Olive Oil


2 Tbsp Herbes de Provence
1 lb. ground turkey (I don’t use ground white breast meat – too dry)
1 cup firmly packed fresh baby spinach, rough chopped
1 Tbsp plain or Italian seasoned bread crumbs
4 oz. feta cheese (large chunks)
1/2 tsp dried oregano or 1-1/2 Tbsp fresh oregano
1/2 tsp ground pepper
1 small clove mincd fresh garlic or 1/2 tsp. garlic powder


Salt to taste (be conservative – feta is salted)
Combine all ingredients (starting w/ turkey) except feta in mixing bowl.  Use 1 Tbsp sun-dried dipping oil in mixture. Add feta last so it stays in chunks.  Form 4-5 patties.  Let them set up in refrigerator for 1 hour.  Heat the other tbsp sun-dried tomato dipping oil in skillet and saute patties for about 6 minutes on each side (or till internal temp. is 165 degrees).  Great on pita or burger buns, lightly toasted.


– Any kind of hummus you like …
– flavored (roasted red pepper is great) or plain mayonnaise mixed with a bit of herbes de provence and capers.
– Thin-sliced cucumbers.
– Arugula.