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Feta Stuffed Chicken Burger

A chicken burger original with Mediterranean influence.

Nutrition Facts: 286 Calories, 18.5g Fat, 7mg Cholesterol, 533mg Sodium, 4g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, .75g Sugar, 26.4g Protein
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Yield: Serves 4


  • 16 oz. ground chicken
  • 1 Tbs. fresh thyme, stalk removed
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 3.5 oz. feta cheese, reduced-fat, crumbled
  • 4 medium pita bread or 4 whole-grain buns*
  • 4 small leaf lettuce, romaine
  • 2/3 C roasted red peppers (no oil)
  • 5 black olives, in brine, sliced

**not included in nutrition facts*


  1. Preheat the grill to medium
  2. Mix together chicken, thyme, garlic and feta in a bowl
  3. Divide mixture into four balls and then press them gently into patties
  4. Grill the burgers for 5-7 minutes on each side until golden and cooked through in the middle
  5. Warm the pita or buns under the grill and serve each with a burger, lettuce, peppers and olives

NOTE: You can use any herb to flavor these burgers; try fresh oregano, parsley or sage. Dried herbs can be used instead, but remember the flavor is stronger, so use only 1-2 tsp.

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This recipe is delicious. I used dried herbs b/c no fresh on hand and adjusted the measurements accordingly. I will definitely make this again. The feta cheese gives this a salty tang so I did not use salt at all. Two forks up !

posted Oct 10th, 2010 6:54 pm


Yum Yum and Yum again!!!! This is one of the best recipes I've ever found for a chickenburger. fantastic!


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