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Chicken Caesar Burgers Recipe

Chicken Caesar Burgers Recipe

“This is a great no-guilt recipe. I sometimes substitute ground turkey,” explains Rachel Riccomini of Saint Marys, Kansas. “To make it even lighter, omit the rolls and use the burgers to top a salad!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound ground chicken
  • 2 hamburger buns, split
  • 1/4 cup torn romaine
  • 4 teaspoons fat-free creamy Caesar salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the onion, 1 tablespoon cheese, lemon juice, parsley, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Crumble chicken over mixture and mix well. Shape into two patties.
  • 2. Grill burgers, covered, over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 3. Serve on buns with romaine and salad dressing. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 burger equals 322 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 79 mg cholesterol, 801 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.