Chicken Burgers With Guacamole, Cheddar, and Charred Tomatoes

chicken-burgers Recipe
Ben Fink
Fire up the grill for this healthy spin on a gourmet burger, adapted from Food Network star Robin Miller's new book, Robin Rescues Dinner (Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2009).

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories 322
Fat 8 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 3 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 36 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 6 g
Cholesterol 47 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 665 mg
Calcium 105 mg

Ingredients

1 pound ground chicken
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoons seasoned dry breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Cooking spray
2 tomatoes, halved
1/3 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
4 sandwich buns
Toppings: chopped tomatoes, guacamole

Preparation

Mix ground chicken, chopped fresh cilantro, seasoned dry breadcrumbs, salt, and pepper. Form into 4 (1-inch-thick) patties. Coat grill with cooking spray. Grill patties and halved tomatoes, flesh-side down, over medium-high heat 6 minutes, turning, until burgers are cooked through and tomatoes are charred. Top evenly with Cheddar; let melt. Serve on buns with chopped tomatoes and guacamole.

Robin Miller,

Robin Rescues Dinner (Clarkson Potter, 2009),

Health

July 2009
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