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Blue Cheese and Bacon Chicken Burgers

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Blue Cheese and Bacon Chicken Burgers
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Delicious burgers filled with chicken, cheese and bacon topped with lettuce and tomato – a hearty dinner ready in 30 minutes.
Updated Aug 19, 2010

Ingredients

  • 5 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 slice white sandwich bread
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced

Steps

  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, cook bacon until crisp; drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon; set aside.
  • 2
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mash bread and milk with fork until well mixed. Stir in chicken, cheese and bacon. Shape into 4 patties, 1/2 inch thick.
  • 3
    Carefully brush oil on grill rack. Place patties on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 9 to 12 minutes, turning once, until meat thermometer inserted in center of patties reads 165°F.
  • 4
    Place burgers on bottom halves of buns. Top with lettuce and tomato. Cover with top halves of buns.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Make these mouthwatering burgers even quicker by using 1/4 cup Betty Crocker® Bac~Os® bacon bits or chips instead of cooking the bacon.
  • tip 2
    Other soft, crumbled cheeses will work well in this recipe. Try feta or goat cheese.

Nutrition

350 Calories, 16g Total Fat, 25g Protein, 27g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
350
Calories from Fat
150
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
6g
30%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
85mg
28%
Sodium
690mg
29%
Potassium
630mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
5g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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