Welcome to Grill Week 2016! This week, I’m only going to be posting recipes that you can a) GRILL b) serve at a cookout or summer potluck c) eat as a component of a grilled meal.
When the weather is nice, I adore eating outside, cooking outside, and really being outside as much as possible, and with Memorial Day right around the corner (ada the first official cookout party day of the year) I thought I would provide some delicious inspiration for your grilling festivities.
First up are these Chicken Avocado Burgers.
I’m just like the rest of you when it comes to weeknight meals (or really any meal!) I want something that is ready fast, doesn’t require too many ingredients (although sometimes I’m willing to make an exception), and is absolutely delicious. These chicken avocado burgers are so IT!
A blend of lean ground chicken, avocado, flavorful chives, smoked paprika, and chipotle pepper, they can be on your table in under 30 minutes, and they are totally repeatable for lunches and dinners later in the week. Sounds too good to be true? Trust me on this one…everything is true.
Adding the avocado makes these chicken burgers moist (I apologize for using that word) and adds a boost of healthy fats to the meal.
I enjoy these burgers all on their own, but if you like to dress your burger with all the toppings I recommend topping with a slice of sharp cheddar (if dairy is your thing), a bit of salsa, and some romaine lettuce. Bun optional.
Finally, for anyone with dietary restrictions – this burger is dairy free, gluten free, grain free, paleo-friendly, whole 30 approved, and 100% delicious.
A blend of lean ground chicken, avocado, flavorful chives, smoked paprika, and chipotle pepper, come together in a delicious chicken burger perfect for any summer gathering.
1 lb ground chicken
1 ripe avocado, smashed*
1 Tbsp chives
1 tsp smoked paprika
1/4 tsp chipotle pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
Heat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl until thoroughly combined.
Form the mixture into 6 patties that are relatively the same size.
Spritz a large piece of foil with non-stick cooking spray.
Place the burgers on the prepared piece of foil.
Place the foil with burgers on the heated grill or grill pan and cook the burgers for 5-6 minutes on each side, or until they have an internal temperature of 165 degrees fahrenheit.
Please note that 1/8 of an avocado is low FODMAP. If in the elimination phase of the low FODMAP diet or sensitive to avocado, use a very small avocado, or 3/4 of an avocado. Please listen to your own body and eat the foods that make you feel the best.
I am sharing this post in partnership with Sprouts Farmers Market. As always, all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting the brands and companies that make it possible for me to continue sharing quality content with you!
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These sound incredible! I can’t wait to give these a try!
Thanks, Lauren!! Let me know what you think!!
ahhh YUM!! SO excited it is summer time and GRILL season! can’t wait to try these out!!
Thanks, Haley!! 🙂 So can’t wait to grill all the time 🙂
Yay! Chicken is my favorite affordable protein, and avocado is one of my favorite things ever. <3 These burgers look amazing! <3
So great! So versatile too!! Thanks, Farrah!
These sound easy and delicious! You had me at avocado too. 🙂
HA! 🙂 Yum!
Ah yes!!! These sounds fantastic!!! I’m liking your grilling week 😉