Easy BBQ Chicken & Bean Burgers

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Serves: 7

Beans and rolled oats add both flavour and fibre to these juicy burgers. Easily doubled, this recipe is perfect to feed a crowd at a backyard barbeque.


1 lb (0.5 kg) ground chicken
1 can BBQ style white and red kidney beans
1 cup (250 mL) large-flake rolled oats
1 egg(s), medium
1/2 cup (125 mL) carrot(s), grated
1/2 cup (125 mL) parsley, fresh, minced
1 tbsp (15 mL) Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp (10 mL) mustard, prepared
1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) black pepper
7 whole-wheat hamburger rolls
tomato(es), sliced, for garnish
onion(s), for garnish
lettuce, for garnish


1 Place ground chicken in a large bowl and mix in entire can of beans and rest of ingredients. Mix well using clean hands.
2 Form into seven ½ cup (125 mL) patties about 1 inch thick and place on large plate. Chill for approximately 30 minutes.
3 Spray BBQ grill with vegetable oil cooking spray and preheat on medium heat. Grill burgers with the lid closed until a thermometer inserted into the centre of the burger reads 165ºF (74ºC) - about 9 minutes per side.
4 Serve on hamburger buns with sliced tomato, onion, lettuce leaves and your favourite condiments.