Chicken Mushroom Burgers

Recipe Info

  • Servings: 8
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pack mushrooms, rinsed & chopped
  • 1/4 red (or yellow) onion, rinsed & chopped
  • 1 cup spinach, rinsed & chopped
  • 1 pound lean, organic ground chicken (or lean ground turkey)
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS

  1. Rinse and chop the mushrooms, onion, and spinach; pat dry.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet.
  3. Season veggies with salt and pepper and saute until tender.
  4. Add sautéed veggies to raw meat. Mix in and season with a little salt and pepper.
  5. Line a baking sheet with tin foil and coat evenly with a cooking spray.
  6. Wet your hands and scoop 1-2 tablespoons of the meat mixture; shape into a patty.
  7. Repeat until you have 8-10 patties (or the mixture is used up).
  8. Broil for 4-5 minutes on each side until golden on the outside.

Optional: Swap in or add other veggies to this burger, like organic tri-color peppers, quinoa, kale, or collard greens.

Top with: Sliced or mashed avocado, sauteed mushrooms, lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickles.

Suggested condiments: yellow or Dijon mustard, tahini sauce, sriracha.

Serve on a toasted multi-grain bun, in a pita pocket, or in a lettuce wrap.

Recipe by Michelle Rubinstein, NLC. Follow Michelle on Instagram at @allbymichelle.