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Chicken Bruschetta Burger

Your average chicken patty takes a trip to Italy!

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Servings
4
Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
5 min
Duration
30 min

Ingredients

  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 sun-dried tomatoes (not oil-packed), finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tbsp finely chopped fresh basil, divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • 1/4 tsp plus 1/8 tsp sea salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp plus 1/8 tsp ground black pepper, divided
  • 2 lb lean ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 4 oz sliced mozzarella
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns

Preparation

  1. In a medium bowl, combine grape tomatoes, sundried tomatoes, 3 tbsp basil, 1 clove minced garlic, 1⁄8 tsp salt and 1⁄8 tsp pepper until combined; set aside in refrigerator.
  2. In a large bowl, combine chicken, onion, egg, oregano, sesame seeds, parsley, remaining 1/4 cup basil, 2 cloves minced garlic, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper until well combined. Shape half of chicken mixture into 4 patties (reserve remaining mixture for use in Meal Plan).
  3. Heat a grill or grill pan on medium-high. Grill patties for 4 to 5 minutes. Flip patties and place 1 oz mozzarella on top of each patty. Cook until an internal thermometer inserted into center of burgers reads 165°F, about 4 minutes more.
  4. To serve, spoon 1/4 cup tomato mixture onto bottom half of each bun. Top with a burger patty and bun tops.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 4-oz patty, 1oz mozzarella
  • Calories 371
  • Carbohydrate Content 27 g
  • Cholesterol Content 108 mg
  • Fat Content 12 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 38 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 5 g
  • Sodium Content 555 mg
  • Sugar Content 5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 1 g