• 1/2 pound onions, finely diced
  • As needed olive oil
  • 6 pounds ground turkey
  • 3/4 cup pimento-stuffed olives, drained and finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cups Feta cheese, crumbled
  • 24 Each pita bread
  • 1 1/2 pounds cucumber, small dice


Caramelize onions with oil. Cool and reserve.

Mix ground turkey, caramelized onions, olives, parsley, garlic, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and pepper together and form into 4-ounce patties.

Grill over direct heat or cook in 350 degree F oven to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

Combine sour cream and Feta cheese in food processor and pulse lightly to combine.

Place burger in folded pita and top with Feta mixture and cucumbers.

Recipe reprinted by permission of National Turkey Federation. All rights reserved.

RecID 9934

nutrition information per serving

430 calories; 16g total fat; 95mg cholesterol; 820mg sodium; 37g carbohydrates; 2g fiber; 30g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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