Spinach Feta Burgers

Spinach Feta Burgers

Here's a delicious alternative to ground beef burgers–and with only 15 g of fat and 29 g of protein–it's a healthy alternative too! Enjoy them without the bun and they are low carb. Serve with your favourite tzatziki sauce or condiments.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 10 oz (285 g) frozen spinach, thawed and well-drained
  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) lean ground chicken
  • 1 egg, medium
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) onions, diced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) oregano, dried
  • 6 whole grain hamburger
  • 2 tomatoes, medium, sliced
  • 6 slices onions, sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) field or mixed salad greens
  1. Add ground chicken to large bowl. Mix in drained spinach, whole cracked egg, crumbled feta, minced garlic, diced onion and dried oregano. Mix well using clean hands. Form into six equal size patties (about ½ cup - 125 mL each). Chill for one hour to prevent sticking on the grill.

  2. Preheat grill to medium-high. Place burgers on top rack, close lid and grill 15 minutes one side or until browned. Close lid and grill another 7–10 minutes or until a thermometer set in centre of burgers registers 165°F (74°C). Remove from grill.

  3. Place hamburger buns cut side down on grill and toast lightly.

  4. Slice tomato and onion and place on serving dish with salad greens.

  5. To serve, spread salad greens over bottom of bun. Top with a feta chicken burger, sliced tomato and onion and other half bun. Serve with your favourite tzatziki sauce or condiments.

If you need a gluten free version make sure you buy gluten free hamburger buns.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 305 g serving Amount
  • Calories 410
  • Protein 27 g
  • Fat 15 g
  • Saturated Fat 3 g
  • Carbohydrate 40 g
  • Fibre 8 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Cholesterol 95 mg
  • Sodium 360 mg
  • Per 305 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 10
  • Calcium 25
  • Iron 30
  • Vitamin A 140
  • Vitamin C 15
  • Vitamin B6 14
  • Vitamin B12 27
  • Folate 55
  • Magnesium 21
  • Zinc 34

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