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Chicken Burger with Pesto
Cook Time
10 mins
 
Take grilled chicken burgers from good to great with a simple Italian pesto spread.
Course: Brunch, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 261 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 tsplowfat mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp reduced fat pesto
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 chicken burgers I use Foster Farms
  • 6 TB Italian 4-cheese blend shredded cheese or part-skim shredded mozzarella
  • ½ cup bottled roasted peppers well-drained, chopped
  • 2 pieces romaine lettuce
  • 2 hamburger buns toasted (or focaccia bread)
Instructions
  1. Combine mayonnaise and pesto in a small bowl. Spray a grill pan or outdoor grill with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Season burgers with salt and pepper and grill for 15 minutes or until cooked through. Top burgers with Italian blend to melt. Spread rolls with mayonnaise-pesto mixture and layer with romaine lettuce leaves. Top each with a burger and roasted peppers.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Burger with Pesto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 2465mg 103%
Potassium 1942mg 55%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 10g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 42.7%
Vitamin C 157.3%
Calcium 9%
Iron 26.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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