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Buffalo Chicken Burgers with Tangy Slaw Recipe

Love chicken wings but hate the calories? Cook up this zesty burger that offers some of the same flavors!

from Taste of Home
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Slaw & Sauce

  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup shredded 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

Burger Ingredients

  • 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

    How to make it  35 minutes


  • 1

    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.

  • 2

    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.

  • 3

    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. Serves 4.

Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested with Land O’Lakes light stick butter.

Nutritional Information(per serving)

  • Calories: 312
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 78mg
  • Sodium: 682mg
  • Carbs: 29g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Fiber: 2g

Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 2 starch.

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