Made with ground chicken breast instead of beef, these burgers are lower in fat. But you won't miss out on taste because they're seasoned with blue cheese and Dijon mustard.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Thinly slice the onion. Finely chop 1 tablespoon of the onion slices. Set aside.

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  • In a bowl combine egg, bread crumbs, blue cheese, mustard, garlic, black pepper, and the finely chopped onion. Add ground chicken breast; mix well. Shape into four 3/4-inch-thick patties (mixture will be slightly soft).

  • In a large skillet heat 2 teaspoons of the oil over medium heat. Carefully place patties in the skillet. Cook for 14 to 18 minutes or until done (165 degrees F), turning once halfway through cooking.

  • Meanwhile, in a heavy large nonstick skillet heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil over medium-low heat. Add sliced onion to skillet; cover and cook for 13 to 15 minutes or until onion is tender. Sprinkle with sugar, if using. Cook, uncovered, over medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes more or until onion is golden brown, stirring frequently.

  • To serve, top bottom half of each bun with the patties. Spoon caramelized onions over patties. Top with salad dressing, tomato slices, lettuce leaves, and bun tops.

Nutrition Facts

341 calories; protein 22.5g 45% DV; carbohydrates 30.3g 10% DV; dietary fiber 3.2g 13% DV; sugars 6.7g; fat 14.2g 22% DV; saturated fat 3.2g 16% DV; cholesterol 77.1mg 26% DV; vitamin a iu 430.6IU 9% DV; vitamin c 8mg 13% DV; folate 26.2mcg 7% DV; calcium 160.5mg 16% DV; iron 2.5mg 14% DV; magnesium 28.9mg 10% DV; potassium 618.1mg 17% DV; sodium 519.1mg 21% DV.