Non-Beef Burger Recipes

Mix up your burger routine with these recipes for turkey burgers, salmon burgers, tuna burgers, veggie burgers and more from Food Network chefs.

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Southwest Turkey Burgers

Rachael loads up her turkey patties with lots of fresh herbs, peppers and a little spice.

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Bobby's Tuna Burgers

Bobby's tuna burgers feature fresh tuna steaks, honey and chipotle, grilled and served with aioli on crusty bread. The secret to holding their shape is some time in the fridge.

Get the Recipe: Tuna Burgers with Tapenade Aioli

Perfect Veggie Burgers

You won't miss protein or heartiness when you bite into these patties. They're packed with walnuts, beans and barley for plenty of flavor, texture and taste.

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Manchego-Stuffed Pork Burgers

Make burgers with a Spanish flair, stuffing pork patties with Manchego cheese before popping them onto the grill.

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Perfect Pork Burgers

Double the dose of pork in these burgers by adding some ground-up bacon. Serve them with creamy coleslaw for a crunchy twist.

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Cheyenne Burger

Bobby uses turkey meat for his Cheyenne Burger, and he keeps things juicy with smoky bacon, sharp cheddar, crunchy onion rings and tangy barbecue sauce.

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Perfect Salmon Burgers

A coating of panko breadcrumbs makes these fresh salmon burgers extra crunchy.

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Perfect Turkey Burgers

Mix a portobello mushroom into the turkey patty for added flavor, then top with cheese and creamy avocado.

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Morgan's Veggie Patties

These patties have a spectrum of textures and flavors with beans, peppers, onions, spices and more. You'll never think "dull" when you think of veggie patties again.

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Giada's Prosciutto Lamb Burgers

Giada gives burgers an Italian twist with this lamb burger.

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Turkey Cornucopia Burger with Paprika Aioli

These patties are packed with vegetables and spices. Top them off with fresh tomato, avocado and a paprika aioli for an extra infusion of texture and taste.

Get the Recipe: Tassa's Turkey Cornucopia Burger with Paprika Aioli

Turkey-Pepperoni Burgers

Make dinner in 30 minutes with this recipe from Food Network Magazine. Dress up this burger with mayonnaise whisked with parsley, lemon zest and garlic.

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Veggie Mini Burger Pita with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

For vegetarians and omnivores alike, Jeff's hearty veggie burgers made with cannellini beans and quinoa are a satisfying main dish. Serve up the spiced patties in whole-wheat pitas with his tangy cucumber-yogurt sauce.

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Organic Lamb Burger with Fresh Mint Yogurt and Quinoa

Combine ground lamb with nutty quinoa for a flavor-packed patty with great texture. Since the grains are mixed in, this burger doesn't need a bun — just a dollop of cool Greek yogurt with mint.

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Double Decker Turkey Patty Melt

Alex lightens up the double cheeseburger by using turkey instead of beef. Adding some sriracha mayo to the ground meat makes for extra-juicy burgers with a hint of spiciness. If you want something smaller, make 8 individual, single-layer burgers instead. 

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Everything Salmon Burgers with Scallion Sour Cream-Cream Cheese Sauce

Skip basic burgers and serve these salmon patties topped with a tangy sauce of cream cheese and sour cream.

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Veggie Burger Pockets

Use frozen veggie burgers to make these high-fiber, low-fat burger pockets. Cucumber, mint and crumbled feta add a refreshing, Greek-inspired twist that's ideal for a summer cookout.

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Chicken Burgers

These golden chicken burgers are unbelievably juicy but surprisingly low in fat. To keep the calorie count low, use ground white chicken meat and low-fat milk when preparing the burger patties.

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