Looking for a healthy meal for your family? I have become an expert at adding healthy ingredients to meals that the family doesn’t know about. This super healthy Veggie Turkey Burger recipe is no exception.
My posts may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something from one of our links we may earn a small commission, doesn’t cost you any more but helps us to bring you more great tips, recipes and garden ideas. Also, as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
I packed these full of healthy veggies and herbs. They are practically a whole meal on their own. These delicious healthy veggie turkey burgers are a family favorite to take along on camping trips. They are easy to make ahead of time and simple to freeze and pack for almost any outdoor adventure meal.
What is my secret to a Super Healthy Veggie Turkey Burger? Dehydrated Veggies
Dehydrating your own fruits, veggies, and herbs is really easy once you get the hang of it. You will find that most of the dehydrated ingredients in this recipe are optional, but they are also what makes this a fantastic burger.
If you don’t have a dehydrator or have these ingredients on hand, you can purchase most of them from a health food store or on Amazon. I will provide you links to some of my favorite brands below.
This veggie burger is packed full of vitamins and minerals. Some of my favorite go-to ingredients are included in this recipe including powdered mushrooms, tomatoes, kale, and moringa. To make this gluten-free, I switched out bread crumbs for powdered sweet potatoes. Extra nutrition and fiber. You really can’t lose with this recipe.
Want to dehydrate your own secret ingredients?
If you are interested in making your own secret superfood ingredients, be sure to subscribe to our site and Youtube Channel for great tips and tricks on dehydrating, canning and organic gardening. They all pretty much go hand in hand.
Here is one of my latest videos on dehydrating basil. It is one of the easiest herbs to start with. Purchasing these ingredients at the store can be expensive. However, you can save lots of $$$ by making your own, and it is so simple.
Watch my video: Super Healthy Veggie Turkey Burger Recipe
Where to find ingredients
If you do not make your own dehydrated food, here is a list of some of my favorite powders that will work well in this recipe:Tomato Powder Powdered Kale Powdered Moringa Powdered Mushrooms Powdered Sweet Potato – I made mine from white sweet potatoes but any kind will work.
Other ingredients: Herbs & spices can be found at any supermarket. You will notice I did not add salt to the recipe. I don’t tend to use a lot of salt in my recipes. I find that the powders and veggies add enough flavor. If you like salt, go ahead and add 1/2- 1tsp salt to the recipe.
Super Healthy Veggie Turkey Burgers Recipe
- 2 lb Ground Turkey
- 1 cup shredded zucchini
- 1/2 cup shredded carrots
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 1 12 tsp dried sage
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 2 Tbsp powdered mushrooms optional
- 1 tsp powdered kale or spinach optional
- 1 tsp powdered moringa optional
- 2 tsp powdered tomato optional
- 2 tbsp powdered sweet potato substitute bread crumbs for non gluten free
- 2 ea eggs
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Add all ingredients in a large bowl, except olive oil. Combine well.
- Divide mixture into 8 burger patties.
- Heat oil in a large skillet on medium-low.
- Add burgers to the skillet. Cook each one for 5-8 minutes per side until cooked through.
- Extra burgers can be frozen for later use.