This post is being updated in June 2024.  So you will get turkey burger sliders two ways!

First up is my 1 WW point turkey burgers.  These are perfect on those nights when you don’t have many WW points left, and these pack almost 40 grams of protein.  Serve in lettuce wraps with your favorite toppings.  Feel free to use your favorite BBQ seasoning with the salt and pepper.  I used Grillin with Dad’s All-Purpose seasoning.

these are seasoned turkey burgers

these are perfectly cooked turkey burgers

this is a juicy turkey burger in a lettuce wrap

Turkey Burger Lettuce Wraps

Yield: 2 burgers, 1 serving
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 6 minutes

You will never have dry turkey burgers again! Just a bit of light butter makes all the difference.


  • 6 ounces ground turkey breast
  • 1 tablespoon light butter
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • bbq seasoning (optional)


  1. Divide the dough into 1.5 ounce portions.
  2. Place 1/2 tablespoon butter on two patties, top with second patty and shape into a burger, making sure to crimp the edges to the butter doesn't ooze out when cooking.
  3. Grill for 3 minutes a side, or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165.
  4. Serve in butter lettuce and top with your favorite toppings.


As of the date of this publication, these two burgers are 1 WW point. If you count calories or macros, these burgers are 227 calories, 7 fat, 0 carbs, 0 fiber and 39 protein.

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What temperature do you cook turkey breast burgers at?

Ground turkey needs to be cooked to 165.  However, when I am cooking turkey burgers, I always pull them off right around 160, because the residual heat will cook the burgers to an internal temperature of 165.  If you are making these burgers for meal prep, pull the burgers at 150-155 – then once reheated, they will get to 165 – you’ll never have dry turkey burgers again!


Mariano’s had turkey breast on sale for $4.99 this week which is an awesome price.  I haven’t had a turkey burger in the longest time and that sounded good to me.  I love tiny food so why not turkey burger sliders!

Have you seen turkey burger recipes that call for bread crumbs and eggs?  That sounds more like a meatloaf to me that masks the turkey instead of highlighting it.

The secret to my turkey burgers?  Butter in the middle!

This time I just used a teaspoon of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Light in between the turkey burger sliders. Simple seasoning with Dak’s steakhouse seasoning, salt and pepper.

Turkey Burger Sliders

Turkey Burger Sliders

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

The secret to a juicy turkey burger is butter in the middle!  Simple spread with I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Light and pinky swear you won't have another dry turkey burger.


  • 6 ounces ground turkey breast
  • 2 teaspoons I Can't Believe It's Not Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Dak's steakhouse seasoning
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon real bacon bits
  • 2 pretzel bun slider rolls


Divide the burger patties into 1.5 ounce portions.  Spread 1 teaspoon of the butter on one patty, then put the other 1.5 ounce patty on top, crimping together to bring the burger together, so you will have two three ounce burgers.

Heat skillet over medium heat.  Season with the steak seasoning, salt and pepper on both sides.  Cook burger for 4 minutes, flip.  At the 3 minute mark after the flip, add the cheese and bacon.  I cooked with a lid on, so my burger reached 165 in 8 minutes total.

Serve on a pretzel bun with your favorite toppings.  I kept mine simple with romaine lettuce and mustard.


The burger/cheese/bacon points (so everything without the buns - because you can pick and choose how you want to spend your points on buns. I think pretzel bun sliders are worth it, but you do you!

Click here to find out the points on your WW plan. On my plan it's 5 points without the bun.

I thought I would eat both, but one was filling!

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I got the pretzel buns at Mariano’s – a six pack was only $2.99 and each one while 3 points is only 110 calories.  So good!

Are you a fan of turkey burgers?  If not, try this method – promise you’ll love it!  If you are looking for a vegetarian burger, check out these black bean burgers!

I know turkey gets a bad rap for being dry when cooked, but just by adding that little bit of butter makes all the difference.  It doesn’t even have to be good butter – don’t waste the points when light butter does the trick.

If I have a hard time finding ground turkey or chicken, I just buy chicken or turkey breasts and grind it up in my food processor.  Just make sure you pulse to get the grind you are looking for – I once walked away and came back to chicken paste!

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Happy Tuesday my friends – make it a great day!

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