Blended Chicken Cheeseburgers

Recipe courtesy of the Mushroom Council

 

These chicken and mushroom blended burgers are flavorful, simple to make and a lighter alternative to a traditional beef burger.

Yield: 6 (1/4 lb.) patties

Ingredients:

1/3 lb. mushrooms, finely chopped (5-6 medium-sized creminis)
1 lb. 95% lean ground chicken
1/2 small onion, finely diced
1/2 tsp garlic & herb seasoning
6 hamburger buns
6 slices of American cheese
Toppings: Lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, pickles

Directions

1. Place the mushrooms in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped.

2. In a large bowl combine mushrooms, chicken, onion and garlic; mix all ingredients until incorporated. Form into 6 patties (1/4 lb.) and place onto a baking sheet. Refrigerate for one hour.

3. Cook patties either on the barbecue or on the stove-top until internal temperature reaches 160°F. During last minute of cooking top patties with cheese. Keep warm until cheese begins to melt

4. Place patty on warmed bun and top with lettuce, tomato and red onion.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 370, Total Fat: 15 g, Saturated Fat: 6 g, Cholesterol: 115 mg, Sodium: 610 mg, Total Carbohydrate: 35 g, Dietary Fiber: 3 g, Sugars: 7 g, Protein: 25 g

 

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