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Burgers Verde

Burgers VerdeGreen onions, parsley, cilantro and lime zest put the "verde" in these flavorful Southwestern-style chicken burgers.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (16-ounce) package PERDUE® Fresh Ground Chicken
3 green onions trimmed and minced
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons grated lime zest
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
4 hamburger buns

Optional Toppings:
Lettuce, tomato, onion slices
1/2 cup guacamole

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. In a medium bowl, stir together chicken, green onions, parsley, cilantro, garlic, lime zest, salt and pepper. Form into 4 patties.
  2. Grill 3 to 5 minutes per side until a meat thermometer inserted into thickest part registers 165°F (73.8°C). Toast buns during last 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Set a piece of lettuce, slice of tomato, and slice of onion on each bun. Place a burger on each of the onion slices, top with some guacamole and serve.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 390; Total Fat 15g; Saturated Fat 3.5g; Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 105mg; Sodium 670mg; Total Carbohydrate 36g; Dietary Fiber 6g; Sugars 13g; Protein 31g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Perdue Farms.