Chicken Parm Burgers

These burgers have a sneaky ingredient that you’d never taste or suspect (zucchini!) that help literally put your vegetable serving into your meat-fix, while also increasing the size of the burger you put on your plate without adding extra calories. Yum!

Chicken Parm Burgers
Serves: 4


  • burger1 pound  ground chicken
  • 1 cup  shredded zucchini
  • 1/3 cup  panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup  grated Parmesan
  • 1 teaspoon  Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon  garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon  black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup  marinara sauce
  • 4 slices reduced-sodium provolone (about 2 ounces)
  • 3/4 cup  baby spinach
  • 4 whole-grain hamburger buns, toasted

1. With clean hands, combine chicken, zucchini, bread crumbs, Parmesan, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Form into 4 patties.

2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add patties and cook until browned on one side, 4 to 6 minutes. Carefully flip. Pour equal amounts marinara over each patty, then top with 1 slice provolone apiece. Cover and continue cooking until patties are cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes more. Top with spinach and serve on buns.

Nutrition Info:

  • Amount Per Serving
  • cal.(kcal)390
  • Fat, total(g)17
  • sat. fat(g)6
  • carb.(g)28
  • fiber(g)3
  • pro.(g)30
  • sodium(mg)692

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