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Chicken and avocado pesto burgers

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Create a satisfying family feed with these Chicken and avocado pesto burgers. The fresh herbs and balsamic glaze take this dish to new heights. Ready in 25 minutes, it’s just so simple!

  • Serves4
  • Cook time10 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes


  • 500g Coles RSPCA Approved Chicken Mince
  • ¼ cup chopped semi-dried tomatoes, 1 tbs oil reserved from tub
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ⅓ cup (35g) packaged breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbs chopped coriander
  • 2 cups basil leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped, extra
  • 2 tbs walnut kernels, toasted
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • ¼ cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • ¼ cup (60ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 avocado, stoned,chopped
  • 4 light rye sourdough rolls, split, toasted
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 50g baby spinach
  • 2 tbs balsamic glaze
  • Mixed salad leaves, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Combine chicken, semi-dried tomato, crushed garlic, breadcrumbs and coriander in a bowl. Shape into 4 oval patties. Heat reserved oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Cook patties for 5 mins each side or until golden and cooked through.
  2. Step 2

    Meanwhile, process basil, extra garlic, walnuts, lemon rind and lemon juice into a food processor until finely chopped. Add oil and avocado. Process until smooth (if mixture is too thick, add a tablespoon of water). Season well.
  3. Step 3

    Divide pesto among bun bases. Top with spinach, chicken patties and tomato. Drizzle with balsamic glaze and top with bun tops. Serve with salad.