Italian Chicken Burgers w/Goat Cheese

Chicken Burgers


  • 1 lb. ground chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ small onion, finely diced
  • 1 small zucchini, finely diced
  • 1 c. spinach, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 3-4 oz. goat cheese
  • 1 tbsp. oil


  • In a mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients except the cheese and oil.
  • With hands or wooden spoon mix ingredients.
  • Split meat in to 5 servings and form into patties around 1 chunk of cheese.
  • Heat oil in sauté pan on medium heat. Place burgers in pan and cook about 7-9 min. on each side or until no longer pink.
  • Note: Could also bake in oven at 375 degrees for 20-25 min or until internal temp reaches at least 165 degrees.


Serve on a bed of greens with a slice of avocado on top and a drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Serve on top of spaghetti squash with organic or homemade marinara sauce.