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Turkey Burger Sliders

These tasty little turkey burger sliders will leave your whole family asking for another, which was all part of the plan–they are sliders after all! 
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 8 sliders


  • 4 teaspoons oil, divided (canola, avocado, grapeseed, olive)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red or yellow onion
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 8 slider buns (omit if gluten-free)


  • Heat about 2 teaspoons of oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saute for 2-4 minutes. Add garlic and saute for another 2 minutes, until fragrant, but not browned. Remove from heat, transfer to a large bowl, and let cool.
  • Add the ground turkey, 1 tablespoon olive oil, parsley, salt, and pepper, to the bowl with the cooled onion and garlic mixture. Mix everything with a wooden spoon or your hands until well combined.
  • Form mixture into 8 sliders and place onto a cutting board or sheet pan covered with parchment paper for easy cleanup.
  • If grilling, oil grates, or indoor grill pan, with about 2 teaspoons of oil first. Then heat grill and when hot cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until cooked through. If cooking in a pan, heat nonstick pan over medium heat, add about 2 teaspoons of oil and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until cooked through.


Topping Suggestions:
  • Sliced avocado
  • Sliced tomato
  • Pickles
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Mayo
Keyword apps, burgers, dairy-free, family dinner, gluten-free option, sliders