Chicken and Spinach Burgers

Chicken and Spinach Burger Ingredients

8 Servings

1 ½ cups fresh spinach
1 ½ lb. ground chicken
¼ cup dried breadcrumbs
¼ cup low-fat milk
1 egg
1 clove garlic, crushed (optional)
6 green onions, chopped
1 T tomato paste
1 T drained capers
Hummus to serve (optional)
Hamburger buns or lettuce as a wrap

Method of Preparation

1. Finely chop the spinach. Place chicken, breadcrumbs, green onions tomato paste, egg, milk, garlic, capers, and spinach into a bowl and mix together.

2. Season with salt and pepper. Shape into burgers or meatballs.

3. Preheat grill and use olive oil pan spray. Once hot, grill burgers for 4-5 minutes per side.

4. Alternatively, spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and place meatballs 1” apart and bake at 380 F for 10 minutes until cooked through (break one apart; if it is no longer pink, then it is cooked).

5. Serve with hummus in slider buns or wrapped in lettuce.

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 120
Fat: 6g
Cholesterol: 70mg
Sodium: 100mg
Carbohydrates: 4g
Protein: 12g

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