Parmesan-Basil Ground Chicken Burgers


Scrumptious alternative to ground beef. These delicious ground chicken burgers are the perfect quick and easy meal for 2 to 4 people. These burgers can be prepared in advance and put in the freezer (uncooked) for a quick dinner idea. Also these are very yummy with ground turkey as well. Serve with spicy mustard or ketchup. These burgers are great without the bread as well if you are controlling your carb intake.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 burgers


  • 1 pound ground chicken

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tablespoons dried basil

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 serving nonstick cooking spray

  • 4 white hamburger buns, warmed


  1. Combine ground chicken, Parmesan cheese, basil, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a mixing bowl; mix thoroughly.

  2. Section mixture into 4 equal portions and form into flat, round patties.

  3. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat, spraying with cooking spray if needed. Place burgers in the hot skillet and cook until browned and no longer pink, about 5 minutes on each side. Serve on warmed buns.

Cook's Notes:

You can use fresh basil instead of dried, and wheat hamburger buns instead of white.

Cooking times may vary depending on thickness and size of burgers.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

276 Calories
5g Fat
23g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 276
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 537mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 161mg 12%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 411mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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