Chicken Parmesan Burgers

Recipe Courtesy of Taste of Home and Brooke Petras

A restaurant-quality chicken parmesan burger that’s topped with marinara and loaded with cheese—what’s not to love? Above all, fresh basil adds even more flavor. —Brooke Petras, Alpine, California

Courtesy of Taste of Home
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup marinara sauce, divided
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped or shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 4 slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves, optional
  • First, in a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Then, add onion; meanwhile, cook and stir until tender, for about 3 minutes, add garlic; meanwhile, cooking 1 minute longer. Additionally, remove from heat; finally, cool slightly.
  • Next, in a large bowl, combine 1/4 cup marinara sauce, chopped mozzarella cheese, bread crumbs, seasonings and onion mixture. Then, add chicken; and mix lightly but thoroughly. Finally, with wet hands, shape into four 1/2-in.-thick patties.
  • Then, in the same skillet, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Next, cook the burgers until a thermometer reads 165°, 4-5 minutes on each side. Next, top the burger with sliced mozzarella cheese; finally, cook, covered, until cheese is melted, for 1-2 minutes.
  • Next, serve in buns; finally, top with the remaining 1/2 cup marinara sauce, Parmesan cheese and, if desired, basil leaves.


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