Savoury garden-fresh burgers

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Barbecuing Time: 14 minutes

Ingredients

  • 500 g ground chicken or turkey
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or yogurt
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves , or 1/2 tsp dried leaf thyme
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • Grease grill and preheat barbecue to medium. In a medium-size bowl, blend all ingredients together. Mix well, then shape into 4 burgers, each about 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick.
  • Barbecue burgers with lid down until they feel firm when pressed and no pink remains in centre, from 7 to 12 minutes per side. Serve on crusty buns with your favourite fixings.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 213,
  • Protein
  • 20.4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.7 g,
  • Fat
  • 13.6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 119 mg.

Ground chicken burgers make a lean and refreshing change from regular barbecued hamburgers.

Extra-lean tip

Avoid using extra-lean ground chicken or turkey–we found they produced a too-dry patty.