Healthy Chick Chicken Burgers

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 15 min
Serves: 4

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


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


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!