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Cheesy Bacon Chicken Burger

Cheesy Bacon Chicken Burgers are a healthier alternative to ground beef and are full of amazing flavor and protein!
Course Main Dish
Servings 4 people
Calories 324kcal
Author Stacey

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2-3 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Prego Bacon Provolone pasta sauce or any pasta sauce
  • 4 slices mozzarella or provolone cheese sliced or shredded
  • hamburger rolls

Instructions

  • Place the parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, parsley, garlic, green onion, salt and pepper in a medium bowl and stir to combine
  • Add the ground chicken and gently mix until everything is evenly distributed
  • Form the mixture into 4 patties and refrigerate for 30-40 minutes to allow the flavors to meld
  • Preheat your broiler and set a rack about 6 inches from the heating element
  • Spray a broiler pan with nonstick cooking spray
  • Broil the burgers for 5-6 minutes on the first side, then flip and broil for 4-5 minutes on the second side, or until golden and completely cooked through
  • Remove the pan from the oven and top each burger with tomato sauce and cheese
  • Return to the oven and broil for about 1 minute, or until the cheese has melted
  • If you want to toast the rolls, you can pop them under the broiler briefly as well before serving

Nutrition

Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 1056mg | Potassium: 883mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 920IU | Vitamin C: 10.6mg | Calcium: 266mg | Iron: 2.8mg