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Italian Chicken Burger with Creamy Peppadew Sauce

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 8 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 290


  • 14g


  • 13g


  • 32g



  • – Chicken Burgers –
  • 1 lb Lean Ground Chicken
  • ⅓ Cup Sun-Dried Tomatoes, minced (rehydrate with hot water to soften if using tomatoes not packed in oil)
  • ¼ Cup Basil Leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic, minced
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 4 Whole Wheat Hamburger Buns
  • – Creamy Peppadew Sauce –
  • ½ Cup Low-Fat Greek Yogurt
  • 5 Peppadew Peppers
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Peppadew Brine (from jar)
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • DDairy:

    Mozzarella Cheese: Use a dairy-free cheese alternative or omit. Low-Fat Greek Yogurt: Use a plain dairy-free yogurt alternative or simply slice peppadews and place on top of burger

  • GGluten:

    Look for gluten free hamburger buns; use iceberg lettuce leaves to wrap around burgers instead of bread


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Preheat Preheat the grill if using an outdoor grill.

  • 3.

    Prepare Chicken Burgers In a large bowl, mix the ground chicken with the mozzarella cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, garlic, and salt and pepper. Form mixture into four chicken burgers.

  • 4.

    Grill Chicken Burgers Grill chicken burgers for 3-4 minutes per side or until cooked through. A grill pan, sprayed with cooking spray, can be used as well.

  • 5.

    Prepare Sauce As the burgers cook, place sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Using an immersion blender, blend the sauce until the peppers are fully incorporated and the sauce is smooth.

  • 6.

    Prepare Plates Line up the hamburger buns on plates. When the burgers are cooked, place onto the hamburger buns, top with the creamy peppadew sauce and any of your other favorite burger toppings. Enjoy!

  • 7.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians

Nourishment Notes


Ground chicken is an excellent source of lean protein. Protein needs may become elevated when experiencing a flare in psoriatic disease.

PD Cooking Tips

  • Sun-Dried Tomatoes

    Chop with a mezzaluna to minimize hand strain.

  • Basil

    Use an herb stripper and scissors to cut fresh herbs.

  • Garlic

    Purchase jarred, minced garlic.

  • Lemon Juice

    Purchase bottled lemon juice.

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