Bocconcini Chicken Burgers Bocconcini Chicken Burgers

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Grinding chicken thighs for this burger, rather than using the already-ground chicken, gives the best flavour and texture. A Caprese salad topping of Bocconcini cheese, tomatoes and basil adds a fresh kick.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2009



Patties: In food processor, pulse chicken until coarsely ground; set aside.

In large bowl, beat egg with water; stir in onion, garlic, Parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, basil, sun-dried tomatoes, salt and pepper. Mix in chicken. Shape into four 3/4-inch (2 cm) thick patties.

Place patties on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until digital thermometer inserted sideways into centre reads 165°F (74°C), 12 to 14 minutes.

Sandwich burgers, Bocconcini, tomato and basil in buns.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 904 mg
  • Protein 39 g
  • Calories 499.0
  • Total fat 20 g
  • Potassium 534 mg
  • Cholesterol 170 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g


  • Iron 29.0
  • Folate 40.0
  • Calcium 35.0
  • Vitamin A 12.0
  • Vitamin C 15.0
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