What’s Cooking: Blended cheeseburgers just in time for barbecue season

(NC) These chicken and mushroom burgers are flavourful, simple to make, and offer a fun take on the classic cheeseburger.

Blended Chicken Cheeseburgers

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Serves: 6 (1/3 lb patties)


½ lb mushrooms, finely chopped
1 lb lean ground chicken
½ small onion, finely diced
½ tsp garlic and herb seasoning
½ cup breadcrumbs
1 egg
5 hamburger buns
5 cheese slices
Toppings: Lettuce, tomato, onion, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, pickles


Place mushrooms in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pulse until finely chopped.
In a large bowl, combine mushrooms, beef, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs and egg; mix all ingredients until incorporated. Form into six patties and cook either on the barbecue or the stovetop until internal temperature reaches 160°F.

During last minute of cooking, top patties with cheese. Keep warm until cheese begins to melt.
Place patty on warmed bun and top with desired toppings.

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