Recipes: 7 Twists On The Traditional Burger

Kale, Feta And Quinoa Burgers Recipe

Try this twist on the classic spinach and feta burger by replacing the spinach with kale and adding some protein with a dose of quinoa. Serve it up in a salad, as a sandwich or even try it with eggs.

Feta And Sun Dried Tomato Stuffed Turkey Burgers Recipe

Dressed to impress with tangy sun-dried tomatoes and creamy feta, these aren’t your average turkey burgers.

Buffalo Burgers With Wild Mushrooms Recipe

Buffalo is a super lean red meat that doesn’t slack on flavor or nutrition. This recipe uses ground buffalo to make a simple and hearty burger. Wild mushrooms, in season now, round the dish out with an earthy element.

Greek Turkey Burgers

The eggplant, chickpea and tomato topping is so delicious you will want to use it to top chicken and fish, as a spread for wraps and sandwiches and to have around as a dip for veggies or pita. Skip the bun and serve with rice or sweet potatoes for a healthier option.

Grilled Pineapple Turkey Burger

A tropical twist on the classic turkey burger.

Bison Burgers With Amber Ale Relish Recipe

Bison burgers are the perfect treat after a mammoth training session or long race. That juicy and savory bite that you crave with significantly less fat and cholesterol as ground beef. Loaded with protein and iron to replenish your tired muscles. Slather this burger with a warm tomato, onion and amber ale relish and you will be licking your fingers.

Southwestern Style Turkey Burger Recipe

Ground turkey is getting a reputation as a healthy swap for traditionally fatty ground beef. While it might be considered bland, the truth is it’s easy to dress up and takes on flavors quickly. This recipe demonstrates how simple it is to make a flavorful and juicy turkey burger. The key is grating the onion because it keeps the burger super moist. Try serving it with something other than a bun like roasted potatoes and yams.

Fulfill that burger craving with these healthy twists from chef Jessica Cerra.

More recipes.

Jessica Cerra is the owner of Fit Food by Jess, a private chef and catering company in Encinitas, Calif., and the co-founder of Harmony Bar. A former professional XTERRA triathlete, Cerra now races for Twenty16 Women’s Professional Cycling Team.