Feta Stuffed Greek Burger

Feta Stuffed Greek Burger
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 25
  • Servings: 4.0

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About this Recipe

Creamy feta cheese is a surprising filling inside these juicy burgers! Serve in a Dempster's® Pita Pocket and smother in tzatziki sauce, crisp cucumbers and fresh tomatoes.


454 g Maple Leaf Prime® Extra Lean Ground Turkey
50 ml Bread crumbs
5 ml Dried oregano
125 ml Kalamata olives, pitted & chopped
5 ml Lemon zest
15 ml Lemon juice
1 Egg
Salt & pepper to taste
125 g Feta cheese
4 Dempster’s® Pita Pockets
Tzatziki sauce, as desired
60 ml Diced cucumbers
125 ml Cherry tomatoes, halved


PREHEAT barbeque grill to medium.

COMBINE turkey, bread crumbs, oregano, olives, lemon zest, lemon juice, egg, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

DIVIDE the turkey mixture into four equal portions and shape into large meatballs. Insert thumb into centre of each meatball to create a pocket.

PLACE 1 oz (30 g) of Feta in the centre of each meatball and close meat around cheese. Gently form meatballs into burger shape.

GRILL for 5-7 minutes each side or until the internal temperature of the meat reaches 170°F (77°C).

CUT each burger and pita pocket in half crosswise. Open pita pocket and fill with half burger, tzatziki sauce, cucumbers and tomatoes.


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