I think my favorite recipe (so far) on my Rockstar Doggy Momma blog is the turkey burgers because on a practical note they’re great to make for dinner then have for lunch the next day (or following day) with a salad. So good!

Sundried Tomato and Pesto Turkey Burgers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Casual
Servings 4 people
Calories 1276 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic - minced
  • 1/4 cup white onion - diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley - minced
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1 lb ground turkey breast
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto - store bought
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes - diced
  • - - salt and pepper - to taste
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese - ball cut into 1 oz. slices
  • 4 slices tomato slices - Roma or Heirloom
  • 1 cup fresh arugula


  • Preheat indoor or outdoor grill.
  • Heat olive oil in a medium sauce pan and sauté the garlic, onion and parsley, once the onions are translucent add in the spinach. Set aside to cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine the turkey breast, pesto, sundried tomatoes and sautéed vegetables.
  • Form into 4 patties and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Grill the burgers until they are cooked through and melt the cheese on top.
  • Top each burger with one tomato and ¼ cup of arugula.


Serve burgers on two green lettuce leafs or a whole grain English muffin with a Personalized Side Salad.
If you are craving French Fries, serve your burgers bun-less with Parmesan Oregano Potato Wedges.

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