2 Cheese Pesto Chicken Burgers

Pairs well with:

Sauvignon Blanc

With hints of passion fruit, melon, and citrus, this wine beckons you to kick back and find a perfect porch swing.


Non-stick cooking spray for grill
1 1/2 pound ground chicken breast
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup shredded sharp provolone
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
6 ciabatta rolls
sauce – basil pesto aioli:
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 tbsp prepared basil pesto
1 tsp lemon juice dash of hot pepper sauce



1. Spray grill with non-stick cooking spray. 2. Heat grill to a medium heat. 3. While grill is heating, mix together ingredients 2 through 8 in a large mixing bowl till well blended. 4. Shape into 6 burger patties. 5. Grill patties over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side. 6. While patties are grilling, mix all sauce ingredients together in a small mixing bowl till blended. Set aside for future use. 7. Using a meat thermometer ensure internal temperature of each patty is 165 degrees F. 8. When patties are done place each patty on a split ciabatta roll. 9. Dress patty with basil pesto aioli. 10. Serve with assorted condiments as desired (tomatoes, lettuce, etc.)