Caprese Chicken Burgers
These little gems are SO good!! Packed with bright flavor!! Wow!!
The fresh basil and juicy tomato make this burger so good! Oh....and the pesto!!!
Full recipe in video below!
1 pound lean ground chicken
1 tablespoon pesto
Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
1 tomato, cut into thick slices
4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese or shredded
8-12 fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoons pesto
1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
In a large bowl combine the ground chicken, pesto, salt and pepper with your hands until combined. Form the meat into 4 equal sized patties.
Preheat grill or skillet to medium high heat. Spray or oil the grates of the grill or the skillet generously. Cook the chicken burgers for approximately 4 minutes per side depending on how thick they are.
Assemble the burgers on the bun and top with a slice of fresh mozzarella, a slice of tomato, 2-3 basil leaves, and some of the basil aioli spread on the top half of the bun.
3 points (all plans)
Recipe inspiration from reciperunner.com