Skillet Beef/Turkey Patties

Always a great make ahead protein for the week, whether it is lean beef, turkey, chicken, or bison. It will be an easy protein add-in for your lunches and/or dinners.

Makes: 6 patties


  • 1 lb lean ground meat (Beef, Turkey, Bison, Chicken)
  • 1 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup spinach, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil for pan frying


Mix all ingredients except oil and meat together. For better flavor, sauté the vegetables first for 7 minutes over medium heat in a skillet. Return to the mixing bowl and add the meat with salt and pepper to taste. Form into 6 equal patties. return to pre-heated skillet (medium heat) and cook about 5 minutes each side.

Easy meal prep ideas with patties:

  • Steamed brown rice with chopped lettuce and a turkey patty with feta cheese.
  • Salad bowl with chopped fresh seasonal vegetables and patties with balsamic dressing, avocado, dried cranberries, and chopped almonds.
  • Roasted root vegetable medley (beets, carrots, sweet potato) with a patty on top.
  • Steamed brown rice and chopped spinach/lettuce with cucumber, carrot, patties and tatziki sauce.

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