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Feta Chicken Burgers

My friends always request these tasty chicken burgers. I sometimes add olives to punch up the flavor! The burgers are exceptional with the mayonnaise-cucumber topping. —Angela Robinson, Findlay, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • BURGERS:
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted sweet red pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 pounds lean ground chicken
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 6 whole wheat hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • Optional: Lettuce leaves and tomato slices

Directions

  • Preheat broiler. Mix cucumber and mayonnaise. For burgers, mix red pepper and seasonings. Add chicken and cheese; mix lightly but thoroughly (mixture will be sticky). Shape into six 1/2-in.-thick patties.
  • Broil burgers 4 in. from heat until a thermometer reads 165°, 3-4 minutes per side. Serve on buns with cucumber sauce. If desired, top with lettuce and tomato.
    Freeze option: Place uncooked patties on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet; cover and freeze until firm. Remove from pan and transfer to an airtight freezer container; return to freezer. To use, broil frozen patties as directed, increasing time as necessary.
Nutrition Facts
1 burger with 1 tablespoon sauce: 356 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 703mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 starch, 1/2 fat.
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