Blended Chicken Cheeseburgers
These chicken and mushroom blended burgers are flavourful, simple to make and a lighter alternative to a traditional beef burger.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Mushroom Council.
Prep Time: 10 mins. | Cook Time: 20 mins. | Serves: 6
½ lb. mushrooms, finely chopped
1 lb. lean ground chicken
1/2 small onion, finely diced
½ tsp garlic & herb seasoning
½ cup breadcrumbs
5 hamburger buns
5 slices of American cheese
Toppings: Lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, pickles
1. Place the mushrooms in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped.
2. In a large bowl combine mushrooms, beef, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs and egg; mix all ingredients until incorporated. Form into 6 patties (1/3 lb), and cook either on the barbecue or on the stove-top until internal temperature reaches 160°F. During last minute of cooking top patties with cheese. Keep warm until cheese begins to melt
3. Place patty on warmed bun and top with lettuce, tomato and red onion.