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Chicken, Zucchini and Fresh Corn Burgers – move over burgers, these are fabulous and so much healthier

Ingredients for the burgers:

•   1 lb. ground chicken

•   1 medium zucchini, coarsely chopped

•   1 ear fresh corn, husks and silk removed and kernels cut from cob

•   ½ medium red bell pepper, finely diced

•   3 green onions, thinly sliced

•   1 large egg, lightly beaten

•   ½ cup panko bread crumbs

•   2 tablespoons chopped cilantro

•   3 garlic cloves, minced

•   1 teaspoon ground cumin

•   1 teaspoon ground coriander

•   1 teaspoon salt

•   ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper about 3-4 tbsp olive oil, for searing

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. In a large bowl combine all burger ingredients except oil. Mix with your hands and form into desired patty sizes.
  2. Pour enough oil to cover bottom of large frying pan. Heat over medium heat until hot, then sear burgers about 2 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  3. Carefully transfer the seared burgers to a baking sheet and place in oven 7-10 minutes, or until cooked through.