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Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross Photo by: Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Chicken Parmesan Burgers

Get out of your burger rut with these ground chicken parmesan burgers. Grill then serve on ciabatta rolls and top with marianara sauce and mozzarella.

Cooking Light APRIL 2011

  • Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 1 burger)
  • Total:30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 (3-ounce) square ciabatta rolls
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 1/2 pound ground chicken
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons lower-sodium marinara sauce, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 8 basil leaves

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler.

2. Cut rolls in half. Place bread, cut side up, on a baking sheet. Broil for 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove bread from pan. Rub each slice with cut side of garlic. Set aside.

3. Preheat oven to 375°.

4. Combine chicken, 1/3 cup marinara, rosemary, thyme, red pepper, salt, and black pepper. Divide into 2 portions, shaping each into a 1/4-inch-thick patty. Heat an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add patties to pan; cook for 3 minutes. Turn patties, and place pan in oven. Bake at 375° for 8 minutes. Top each patty with 2 tablespoons cheese; bake 1 minute.

5. Layer bottom half of each roll with 2 basil leaves, 1 patty, 1 tablespoon marinara, 2 basil leaves, and roll top.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 427
  • Fat: 14.4g
  • Saturated fat: 4.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.3g
  • Protein: 28.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 55.4g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 83mg
  • Iron: 2.9mg
  • Sodium: 742mg
  • Calcium: 112mg
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