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Chicken Avocado Burger with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce

posted by Julie Evink on May 27, 2015

Chicken Avocado Burger with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce ~ Chicken Burger Stuffed with Avocado, Garlic, Feta Cheese and Drizzled with a Delicious Chipotle Yogurt Sauce!

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Chicken Avocado Burger with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce ~ Chicken Burger Stuffed with Avocado, Garlic, Feta Cheese and Drizzled with a Delicious Chipotle Yogurt Sauce!

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Can you believe that two months ago I had never had an avocado? Yup. I said it. I admit it. I just didn’t know what to do with them or how to eat them or what not. I never grew up eating them and sometimes we just never leave that safe little circle of childhood do we? Sometimes I wish I could go back to that safe little circle in general. To have things taken care of, not have to worry, Mom and Dad protect you. I never appreciated it back then and when I have enough smarts to appreciate it I’m not there anymore! Now I’m a Mom and I’m supposed to be keeping my two little chicks safe in that bubble. Eeeekkkkkkkk.

Chicken Avocado Burger with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce ~ Chicken Burger Stuffed with Avocado, Garlic, Feta Cheese and Drizzled with a Delicious Chipotle Yogurt Sauce!

Since I’m trying to get all the whole eating better badwagon avocados have kind of became a staple in my diet. Imagine that! They give that creamy texture to many recipes that I crave and used to come from cream cheese or something of the like. Now I’m getting it from eating some greens that are good for me! Speaking of eating healthier, I just went and dug out my box of “I keep these clothes because I can’t admit that I don’t fit in them anymore” and guess what?! THEY FIT! Jumping up and down! My hubs told me they were loose. I smiled and went uh huh… Sweetie you don’t have to say that I’m just excited they fit! Always trying to boost my self-esteem. Gotta love that man!

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Chicken Avocado Burger with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce ~ Chicken Burger Stuffed with Avocado, Garlic, Feta Cheese and Drizzled with a Delicious Chipotle Yogurt Sauce!

Here’s the deal. When I’m eating “healthier” I don’t really want to feel like I’m eating healthy. Kind of backwards right? You know what I mean though. I’m not a bunny and I don’t want to eat bunny food, well I mean some of it but not all of it. I love that during the summer I can fire that grill up and make delicious, healthy food. The thing I enjoy about these Chicken Avocado Burgers is that I don’t need to wait until summer if I want to enjoy them! You can use a grill pan on your stovetop or a broiling pan in your oven to cook these babies up. Or if you are just lazy and don’t want to drag everything outside I totally understand. Plus, some of you live where it’s 100+ degrees in the summer and slaving over a grill doesn’t sound like much fun either! Whatever the case is just go make these delicious burgers!

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Chicken Avocado Burger with Chipotle Yogurt Sauce

Preparation 15 minutes 2017-05-29T00:15:00+00:00 Cook Time 10 minutes 2017-05-29T00:10:00+00:00 Serves 4 burgers     adjust servings

Ingredients

Chicken Burger

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 c. panko crumbs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 c. minced onion
  • 1 c. crumbled feta cheese
  • 4 buns

Chipotle Yogurt Sauce

  • 3/4 c. non fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 small chipotles in adobo sauce, seeds removed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl mix together ground chicken, garlic, panko, salt, pepper, onion and cheese. Gently mix in avocado.
  2. Form mixture into four burgers. Place in grill pan on stove top and grill each side for about 5 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.
  3. Meanwhile blend yogurt ingredients together in blender.
  4. Remove burgers from pan when done and place on buns. Drizzle with chipotle sauce.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 burger
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 527kcal Calories from fat 238
% Daily Value
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 131mg 44%
Sodium 740mg 31%
Carbohydrate 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 7g
Protein 37g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g

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    Comments

  • Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel


    I love that the avocado is inside of the burger patty. I bet it makes it so moist and fabulous 🙂 And I love the idea of a chipotle yogurt sauce… I wanna dip my fries and onion rings in that!

  • Cyndi - My Kitchen Craze


    I love avocados, but I was in the same boat as you. I didn’t eat them regularly and didn’t know what or how to eat them. I saw all these recipes all the time and thought why I didn’t think of that. These burgers look delicious!! Need to fire up the grill and make these before it gets to hot. And YAY for fitting in your old clothes. So exciting. I need to get there. 🙂

  • Carol at Wild Goose Mama


    Wow, NOW this is a chicken burger. Double Wow!!!
    I love the sauce. My favorite salad dressing is a chipotle one. I have been craving avocados of late too.

  • Kelly - Life Made Sweeter


    This looks like the ultimate burger! Love the avocado in here and it sounds incredible with the chipotle yogurt sauce!

  • Julianne @ Beyond Frosting


    This burger has all of my favorite things!

  • Thao @ In Good Flavor


    Welcome to the avocado world! I love eating it all by itself, but it is so good with everything too. This chicken burger looks delicious and one that I can feel good about.

  • Aimee


    These were delicious! I made them for dinner, and both my husband and I really enjoyed them. The sauce was simple but had a spicy kick to it.

    • Julie Evink


      So glad you enjoyed them Aimee!!

    • Julie Evink


      So glad you enjoyed them!

  • Katie


    Where do I find these chipotles in a grocery store? I’m having trouble.

  • Sara


    Would these do well on the grill? I’m afraid they might break apart if they’re not on a solid flat surface

    • Julie Evink


      Yes I think they would be hard to grill!

  • Kathi @ laughingspatula


    Mmmmmmm, these look familiar….

  • Mary Schrader


    Does the nutritional facts include the bun? They look great…

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