Greek Chicken Burgers

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tsps Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (diced and divided)
  • 1/2 cup Red Onion (diced and divided)
  • 4 cups Baby Spinach
  • 1 cup Almond Flour
  • 1 lb Extra Lean Ground Chicken
  • 1/2 cup Black Olives (chopped and divded)
  • 1/2 cup Feta Cheese (crumbled and divided)
  • 1/2 Cucumber (diced)
  • Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)
  • 4 cups Mixed Greens

Directions:

  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add half of the red pepper and half of the red onion to the skillet.
  • Saute for about 5 minutes or until onion is translucent.
  • Add baby spinach and stir just until wilted. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Add almond flour, ground chicken, half of the black olives and half of the feta cheese to the mixing bowl. Now add in your sauteed vegetables. Mix well.
  • Form the mixture into even patties and place on a baking sheet. Transfer to the fridge until ready to grill.
  • Meanwhile, create your greek salsa in a bowl by combining the remaining red pepper, red onion, black olives, feta cheese and cucumber. Drizzle with a splash of extra virgin olive oil and season with sea salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  • Preheat grill over medium heat. Transfer burgers onto grill and cook for about 7 to 8 minutes per side or until burger is cooked through. Remove from grill.
  • Plate burger over a bed of greens and top with your chopped greek salsa. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

ACTUAL NUTRITIONAL CONTENT PER SERVING (serves 6): Calories: 295, Protein: 21g, Carbs: 10 g, Fiber: 4 g, Net carbs: 6 g, Fat: 21 g , Sodium: 299 mg, Vitamin A: 261 mg, Vitamin C: 35 mg, Calcium: 157 mg, Iron: 3 mg

Cooking time: 45 Minutes

This recipe is adapted from That Clean Life

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