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Chicken Parmesan Burgers

Chicken Parmesan Burgers

Chicken Parmesan Burgers

Chicken Parmesan Burgers


10½-inch-thick slices French bread (4 inches in diameter); 8 slices toasted, 2 slices (crust removed) diced

½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese

4 tablespoons minced fresh basil, divided, plus 12 large basil leaves

¾ cup marinara sauce

12 ounces ground chicken (white meat)

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided

1 tablespoon grated onion

¼ teaspoon salt

4 ounces whole-milk mozzarella cheese, thinly sliced

4 large radicchio leaves


Blend diced bread and Parmesan in processor to fine crumbs. Transfer to pie dish; mix in 2 tablespoons minced basil.

Mix marinara and 2 tablespoons basil in small saucepan. Transfer 1½ tablespoons sauce to large bowl. Add chicken, ½ tablespoon oil, onion, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Sprinkle with pepper; blend.

Shape into four ½-inch-thick patties; coat with crumbs. Heat sauce over low heat.

Heat 1½ tablespoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook patties until bottoms are crusty, 4 minutes. Turn patties over; top with cheese. Cook 3 minutes. Cover; cook until cooked through and cheese is melted, about 1 minute.

Assemble burgers with bread, radicchio, basil leaves, and warm marinara.

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