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Topped with avocado, onion, alfafa sprouts, tomatoes and sun-dried tomato pesto, these tasty burgers are perfect for any health conscious people.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 15 min


Healthy Chick Chicken Burgers

1 lb ground chicken
¼ cup rolled oats
¼ cup barbecue sauce, homemade or purchased
1 onion, chopped
½ red peppers, diced
1 egg, beaten
2 tbsp parsley, fresh, chopped
1 tbsp cayenne pepper
1 tbsp olive oil

Hamburger Garnish

1 avocado, cut into strips
1 tomato, sliced
½ red onion, sliced
½ cup alfalfa
¼ cup sun-dried tomato pesto
4 Kaiser or ciabatta rolls
salt, to taste
pepper, freshly ground, to taste

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.


  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
Protein22 g
Fat21 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Carbohydrate10 g
Fibre2 g
Sugar7 g
Cholesterol125 mg
Sodium210 mg
Per 205 g serving % Daily Value
Vitamin A15
Vitamin C60
Vitamin B69
Vitamin B126