Bunless Stuffed Turkey Burger Recipe

This stuffed turkey burger recipe has all the goodies on the inside with less fats and calories than a traditional burger. This is a bunless recipe so you are saving on even more calories for this meal.

Using ground turkey, low fat cheese and seasonings, this grilled meal will give you all the taste and flavor without over doing it on your weight loss plan.

On the new Weight Watchers Freestyle plan, this burger has only one point.

stuffed turkey burger

Stuffed Turkey Burger Recipe

Regardless if you are counting calories, watching carbs or tracking Weight Watchers points, this recipe has it all. With key nutrition information as well as WW points per serving, you are sure to stay within your diet plan when cooking out on the grill.

This is a great summer cookout idea that is stuffed with healthy goodness. Be sure to grab a knife and fork as this is a bunless burger.

Recipe Type:

Sandwich, Main Dish, Turkey

Degree of Difficulty:



  • 1 lb Ground turkey breast, 99% fat free
  • 1/4 cup Quick cooking oats
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • dash Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Dill pickle relish, drained
  • 2 Tbs Catsup
  • 2 tsp Prepared mustard
  • 2 Reduced-calorie and low-sodium American cheese, slices
  • 6 Lettuce leaves washed and dried
  • 4-6 Tomato slices


  1. Prepare charcoal grill for direct-heat cooking. Lightly spray with cooking spray.
  2. In medium-size bowl combine turkey, oats, egg, garlic powder and pepper.
  3. On pieces of 10x11 wax paper, shape turkey mixture into 8 circles, approximately 6" diameter.
  4. Sprinkle half the turkey patties with onions, relish and any additional seasonings leaving about a 1/2 inch border around the outside edges.
  5. Top with catsup and mustard. Cut the cheese into 4 equal strips and arrange on top of patty.
  6. Place remaining turkey patties (the unprepared ones) on top of the cheese.
  7. Press the turkey mixture together around the edges to seal in the ingredients.
  8. Place burgers onto grill and cook for approximately 8 minutes per side.
  9. To serve, cut burger into fourths. Serve with lettuce and tomato slices if desired

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 16 minutes

Nutrition Facts for Stuffed Turkey Burger Recipe

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.

Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size 1 burger
Calories 247
Total Fat 10.6g
      Sat Fat 2.9g
Cholesterol 126.4mg
Sodium 413.7mg
Total Carbohydrates 10.7g
      Fiber 1.6g
      Sugar 4.5g
Protein 27.9g

Weight Watchers Points

1 pts
6 pts
6 pts
5 pts

The ground turkey breast, eggs and veggies are not included in the WW Freestyle SmartPoints. All other points do not include the veggies.


Use a flat metal spatula for flipping burgers. Make sure they are well grilled and come off the grill fairly easily. Since turkey has less fat than hamburger, you will want to use some cooking spray to make flipping the burgers easier.

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