If you fancy something a little different which I haven’t really seen in my local Aldi, Slimming World Syn Free Turkey Burgers are just the thing you need to try! Having a yummy burger with a twist is just the thing to make dinner time a little bit more exciting!

These can be made in advance which means you can do them in the oven, on a BBQ or any way you want. Turkey burgers are healthier than beef burgers as long as you get that low fat mince and they make great Slimming World Syn Free Turkey Burgers or just normal turkey burgers!

Why make Turkey Burgers? Cows are ruining the world!!

If you have seen the news, it’s all about global warming and I have to say the finger is firmly being pointed over at the cows. They are causing so many issues in the world with the amount of gas that they produce.

We have all heard that cows fart, well after all they do have 4 stomachs. They produce a lot of methane. Methane is 84 times more powerful than carbon dioxide when it comes to trapping heat in the atmosphere.

So if the cow’s continue to produce methane, by 2050 the earth as we know it is going to be in a position where it is on the edge. So with that in mind, we need to start looking at alternative meats to cook with. Turkey is very lean, healthy and can taste great, all you need to do is follow good recipes.

That’s why you need to be enjoying these yummy Slimming World Syn Free Turkey Burgers and helping the environment while you do it!

If you fancy a different type of burger, then check out some other burgers here.

Are Turkey Burgers good for Slimming World?

These Slimming World Syn Free Turkey Burgers are ideal for anyone following a slimming world journey. They are also perfect for people that love a bit of flavour or a kick from their food, you can add any spices you want and as turkey isn’t as overpowering as beef you’ll experience it much better.

If you’re adding flavours into the burger I would suggest letting the turkey burger patty chill in the fridge for 10-15 minutes to allow the flavours to really absorb into the meat.

If you’ve tried these Slimming World Syn Free Turkey Burgers I want to hear about it in the comments. I love hearing all the different things people have done with these turkey burgers and how they’ve adapted them! Cooking after all can be changed to suit everyone.

Equipment I Used

So you can’t get burgers looking as good as mine if you don’t use some special equipment right? I have loads of gadgets and gizmos in my kitchen and I use them all the time! Check out the affiliate links below to see what I use in the kitchen when I make these slimming world turkey burgers!

How To Make Turkey Burgers

It’s important to get the recipe just right for these turkey burgers, a few spices here and there are totally fine but don’t go too off track or they’ll fall apart as soon as you try and cook them. I’ve heard people try adding oil and they fall apart, then they don’t understand why!

Burgers don’t need to be boring, actually far from it. Take back one for the homemade burgers, these will work grilled, oven-baked and even on the BBQ, don’t forget how nice these would be on a BBQ in the summer sun. They might not always look the part but they sure do taste it!

You need to get a burger press if you’re going to be making these, it just ensures they’re all the same size and then there are no fights over who gets the biggest one! You can add cheese if you wish but make sure you syn it otherwise you might not be happy on weigh day!

Turkey Burgers Recipe Card

Let me know what you thought about these slimming world turkey burgers and if you loved them as much as I do! I always try and get top quality rolls, they don’t have to cost the earth, in fact, you can pick cheap ones up at Aldi and not skimp on quality!

If you used any different flavouring I want to hear about it. My partner isn’t the biggest on spice so I keep it mild, I’d love to know how spicy people go though!

These work really well with these syn free slimming world chips or Moroccan Air-Fried Chips Recipe – Slimming World ActiFry Chips Recipe!

Syn Free Turkey Burgers

Slimming World Turkey Burger Recipe (Syn Free)

A burger with a difference, tasty and right on plan for Slimming World.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Chill In Fridge 10 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Burger, Dinner
Servings 4 Burgers
Calories 299 kcal


  • 500 g Lean Turkey Mince
  • 1 small Onion Diced
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper or Cajun Powder
  • 1 Tomato Sliced
  • 4 Baby Gem Lettuce Leaves
  • 4 Wholemeal Rolls


  • Dice the onion into small pieces.
  • Mix the minced turkey, onions, black pepper and spices together until it's all combined thoroughly.
  • Split the burger mix into 4 equal balls, then put one ball into the burger press, replace the lid and press down firmly – you should now have a burger in the press.
  • Place in the fridge to firm up for 30 minutes
  • Put the oven on to preheat on 180°C/350°F.
  • Spray both sides of the burger with some Frylight (so it doesn't stick to the grill bars), cook on a grill or BBQ. Cook for 5-8 minutes, then turn and cook for another 5-8 minutes. Keep turning every 5 minutes, and check the internal temperature reaches 75°C or higher (165°F or higher).
  • Serve on your a roll of your choice. We used our HEB allowance and had a 60g wholemeal roll


For making the burgers, there are two very clear methods. If you are making a stuffed burger, you can do either of the following:
  1. BURGER PRESS: Split the burger mix into 4 equal balls, then put one ball into the burger press, replace the lid and press down firmly – you should now have a burger in the press.
  2. BY HAND: Split the mixture into 4 equal balls. Flatten the balls on a chopping board, make sure the burgers are the right shape and size for your burger bun.
*Prices correct as of August 2021
*This is Syn Free per serving – Is using the rolls as Healthy Extra
Turkey Mince (Extra Lean) 500 g 705 kcal £3.55
Onion 1 small 40 kcal £0.06
Cajun Seasoning 1 tsp 6 kcal £0.03
Wholemeal Rolls 4 384 kcal £0.80
Tomato (Fresh) 1 22 kcal £0.12
Little Gem Lettuce 1/2 a Lettuce 38 kcal £0.17
TOTAL   1195 kcal £4.73
PER SERVING   299 kcal £1.18
Keyword Dinner

Turkey Mince 500 g705 kcal£2.99
Onion150g60 kcal£0.05
Tomato (Fresh)1 medium2 kcal£0.13
Baby Gem Lettuce 50 g9 kcal£0.19
Wholemeal Rolls 4584 kcal£0.36
Cayenne Pepper1 tsp6 kcal£0.06
Black Pepper1 tsp2 kcal£0.01
1368 kcal£3.79
342 kcal£0.95

Don’t forget to share this slimming world turkey burger recipe with your friends so that everyone can enjoy a delicious turkey burger! Add it to Pinterest so others can find it and don’t tell Mary at slimming world group or she might lose more than you do!

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