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AIP Greek Turkey Sliders (Paleo, Gluten-free)

What’s Inside: An easy, flavorful Greek-inspired turkey slider recipe featuring Kalamata olives and Avocado Tzatziki to take bland ground turkey to flavor-town! Use my AIP English Muffin as buns or use a lettuce wrap and serve along side crispy baked carrot fries.

AIP Greek Sliders with Avocado Tzatziki and Carrot Fries (paleo, AIP, Whole30-friendly) via Food by Mars

Finger foods, anyone? I love a good slider and these are so flavorful, you’ll devour them! I whipped them up for U.S. Wellness Meats, a great source to find grass-fed & finished, organic meat, seafood, cooking fats, and much more. And I was honored to recently be their Featured Chef!!

AIP Greek Sliders with Avocado Tzatziki and Carrot Fries (paleo, AIP, Whole30-friendly) via Food by Mars

Flavorful Ground Turkey Sliders

The secret to transforming ground turkey from boring to mouthwatering is this recipe! We’re using big flavors in the ground meat burgers themselves and topping them off with a fresh dollop of avocado Tzatziki. Everyone will enjoy this whether it’s a finger food or meal.

 

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AIP Greek Sliders with Avocado Tzatziki and Carrot Fries (paleo, AIP, Whole30-friendly) via Food by Mars
AIP Greek Sliders with Avocado Tzatziki and Carrot Fries (paleo, AIP, Whole30-friendly) via Food by Mars

AIP Greek Turkey Sliders w/ Avocado Tzatziki & Carrot Fries

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An easy, flavorful Greek-inspired turkey slider recipe featuring Kalamata olives and Avocado Tzatziki to take bland ground turkey to flavor-town! Use my AIP English Muffin as buns or use a lettuce wrap and serve along side crispy baked carrot fries.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 35 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
Yeild: 4

Ingredients

Sliders:

  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1/3 cup kalamata olives roughly chopped
  • 2 Tbsp red onion chopped
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Avocado Tzatziki:

  • 1 small ripe avocado
  • 1/2 English cucumber seeded, finely grated and drained
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh dill or 1Tbsp dried dill
  • salt and pepper to taste

Toppings Shown:

  • Lettuce
  • Sliced red onion
  • Kalamata olives

Carrot Fries:

  • 1 Tbsp melted duck fat
  • 4-8 large carrots
  • pinch of sea salt

Instructions:

  • Make the Avocado Tzatziki and store in the fridge to keep cool for an hour if you have the time, but optional (for more flavor).
  • Prep carrot fries by cutting carrots into matchstick size and roast on a parchment-lined baking sheet on 400f degrees after tossing with duck fat and sea salt. Cook for 25-30 minutes while doing the rest below.
  • Make AIP English Muffins (link below) and set aside if using, or ready your butter lettuce or sweet potato rounds to make it Whole30!
  • Season the ground turkey with all slider ingredients listed.
  • Shape the meat into 1/2 inch thick sliders (small enough to fit your buns/English muffins if using)
  • Heat a cast iron pan over medium-high and lightly grease with coconut oil. Cook the slides for approx. 5 minutes on each side (cook thoroughly for poultry).
  • Build your burger with the Avocado Tzatziki and your favorite toppings. Serve alongside your carrot fries.
Diet: American, Greek
AIP Greek Sliders with Avocado Tzatziki and Carrot Fries (paleo, AIP, Whole30-friendly) via Food by Mars
 

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