Tested till perfect Green Pepper Burgers

Green Pepper Burgers

You can make these burgers with ground chicken, turkey, veal, pork or beef. Top with lettuce, Golden Onions or thickly sliced sweet onion rings and pickled hot peppers. Serve on slices of focaccia bread or flat Portuguese buns.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2004

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  • Portion size 4


  • 1/4 cup 1/4cuppasta sauce
  • 1 1sweet green peppersweet green peppers, finely diced
  • 1 1eggeggs
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupdry breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupgrated romano cheese or Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp 1tspdried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 1 lb 1lbground chicken
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Golden Onions

In microwaveable bowl, stir pasta sauce with green pepper; microwave at High, stirring after 1 minute, until green pepper is tender-crisp, about 2 minutes. (Or cook in saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring, about 4 minutes.) Let cool.

In large bowl, beat egg with pasta sauce mixture; stir in bread crumbs, cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Add chicken; mix until combined. Shape into four 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties. (Make-ahead: Wrap, separated by waxed paper, and refrigerate for up to 24 hours or freeze for up to 1 month; thaw in refrigerator.)

Place on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until no longer pink inside and digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 175°F (80°C), about 15 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 299 pro 25g total fat 17g sat. fat 5g
carb 10g fibre 1g chol 139mg sodium 442mg

% RDI:

calcium 11 iron 18 vit A 7 vit C 40
folate 8
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