• Jenn Clayton

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!!!

#cleaneating #WW #myww #weightwatchers

Full recipe in video below!

RECIPE:

  • 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

  • 4 buns

BASIL AIOLI

  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise

  • 1/2 teaspoons pesto

  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh lemon juice


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

4 Burgers:

3 points (all plans)

139 Calories


Recipe inspiration from reciperunner.com



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