Healthy Chick Chicken Burgers

Healthy Chick Chicken Burgers

Topped with avocado, onion, alfafa sprouts, tomatoes and sun-dried tomato pesto, these tasty burgers are perfect for any health conscious chick.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:

Healthy Chick Chicken Burgers:

  • 1 lb (0.5 kg) ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) barbecue sauce, homemade or purchased
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 red peppers, diced
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) parsley, fresh, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil

Hamburger Garnish:

  • 1 avocado, cut into strips
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) alfalfa
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sun-dried tomato pesto
  • 4 Kaiser or ciabatta rolls
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, freshly ground, to taste

Instructions

  1. Put the ground chicken, rolled oats, BBQ sauce, onion, red pepper, egg, parsley, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well.

  2. Divide the mixture in 4 and shape into patties.

  3. In a heavy-bottomed pan, cook the patties in the oil over medium-high heat for 5 to 8 minutes on each side, or until the internal temperature reaches 175°F (80°C).

  4. Spread sun-dried tomato pesto on Kaiser buns. Place one patty on each bun and add toppings. Serve burgers with a quinoa and raw vegetable salad. The chicks will love these!

Nutrition Info

  • Per 205 g serving Amount
  • Calories 310
  • Protein 22 g
  • Fat 21 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Carbohydrate 10 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sugar 7 g
  • Cholesterol 125 mg
  • Sodium 210 mg
  • Per 205 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 6
  • Calcium 4
  • Iron 10
  • Vitamin A 15
  • Vitamin C 60
  • Vitamin B6 9
  • Vitamin B12 6
  • Folate 6
  • Magnesium 5
  • Zinc 3

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