Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Buffalo Chicken Burgers with Tangy Slaw

Buffalo Chicken Burgers with Tangy Slaw

 4 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Broil: 10 min.
1/4 cup thinly sliced celery
1/4 cup shredded peeled apple
2 tablespoons fat-free blue cheese salad dressing
1 teaspoon finely chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons Louisiana-style hot sauce
2 teaspoons ketchup
2 teaspoons reduced-fat butter, melted
2 tablespoons chopped sweet red pepper
2 tablespoons plus 4 teaspoons thinly sliced green onions, divided
1 tablespoon unsweetened applesauce
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 pound ground chicken
4 lettuce leaves
4 hamburger buns, split

In a small bowl, combine the celery, apple, salad dressing and walnuts.

In another small bowl, combine the hot sauce, ketchup and butter; set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the red pepper, 2 tablespoons green onion, applesauce, salt, garlic salt and pepper. Crumble chicken over mixture and mix well. Shape into four burgers.

Broil 6 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 165° and juices run clear, basting occasionally with reserved sauce.

 Serve on lettuce-lined buns; top each with 2 tablespoons slaw and sprinkle with remaining green onion.

Yield: 4 servings. Nutritional Facts: 1 burger equals 312 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 682 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 2 starch.

Recipe comes from Taste of Home Comfort Food Diet Cookbook: New Family Classics Collection: Lose Weight with 416 More Great Recipes!

I have a few of these books from Taste of Home, I am not a huge cookbook person besides my personal but these as delicious recipes!

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