Chicken bruschetta burgers

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Grilling Time: 12 minutes
Chicken bruschetta burgers

Andreas Trauttmansdorff


Ingredients

  • 500 g ground chicken , or beef
  • 1/4 cup store-bought bruschetta mix , such as Classico
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan , or asiago
  • 1 green onion , thinly sliced
  • pinch salt
  • pinch pepper

Instructions

  • Oil grill and heat barbecue to medium. Crumble chicken into a large bowl. Add bruschetta, cheese, onion, salt and pepper. Using your hands or a fork, gently mix together. Shape into 4 burgers, each about 1/2 inch (1 cm) thick.
  • Place burgers on grill. Barbecue, covered, until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes per side. Place on plates and top with more bruschetta and grated cheese or serve on crusty slices of focaccia, if you wish.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 235,
  • Protein
  • 22.5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.4 g,
  • Fat
  • 15.1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 179 mg.

Savour the last taste of barbecue season with this juicy burger. It’s crowned with a flavour-bursting bruschetta mix that’s scooped straight from the jar.

Add It

Mix in: * finely chopped pickled or fresh jalapeños * pinches of dried basil or oregano leaves * minced garlic * a sprinkling of hot red chili flakes Top with: * crumbled blue or goat cheese * grilled red onion slices * chopped fresh basil or coriander * roasted red pepper strips * snipped chives * avocado slices

Indoor Sizzle

No barbecue? No worries. Prepare burgers as above, then coat a large frying pan with oil. Set over medium heat. When hot, add burgers. Sauté, uncovered, 6 to 8 minutes per side. If they brown too quickly, reduce heat to medium-low.