Heavenly Keto Chicken Cheeseburgers with Zesty Green Garlic Dressing


Welcome to a world where indulgence and health go hand in hand with our Heavenly Keto Chicken Cheeseburgers with Zesty Green Garlic Dressing! These burgers redefine the keto experience by combining succulent chicken patties with melting cheese and an irresistibly fresh green garlic dressing. They're perfect for a satisfying meal that doesn't compromise on flavor or your keto goals.

Heavenly Keto Chicken Cheeseburgers with Zesty Green Garlic Dressing

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 chicken cheeseburger with dressing

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Protein: 32g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g


  • For the Chicken Cheeseburgers:
    • Ground chicken: 1 pound (450 grams)
    • Cheddar cheese, sliced: 4 slices
    • Lettuce leaves (for wrapping): 8 large leaves
    • Avocado, sliced: 1 medium
    • Red onion, thinly sliced: 1 small
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • Olive oil for cooking
  • For the Green Garlic Dressing:
    • Fresh parsley: ½ cup (30 grams)
    • Fresh cilantro: ½ cup (30 grams)
    • Garlic cloves: 3
    • Olive oil: ⅓ cup (80 ml)
    • Lemon juice: 2 tablespoons (30 ml)
    • Salt and pepper to taste

Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare the Dressing: Blend parsley, cilantro, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Form Patties: Season ground chicken with salt and pepper, and form into 4 patties.
  3. Cook Patties: Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook patties for 5-6 minutes per side until fully cooked.
  4. Add Cheese: Top each patty with a slice of cheddar cheese during the last minute of cooking to melt.
  5. Assemble Burgers: Place each patty on two lettuce leaves, add avocado slices, red onion, and a generous drizzle of green garlic dressing.
  6. Serve: Wrap the lettuce around the patty and enjoy.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Don't Overmix: Handle the chicken mixture gently to avoid dense patties.
  • Cheese Timing: Add cheese at the end of cooking for perfect melting.
  • Lettuce Wrap: Choose sturdy lettuce like romaine or iceberg for easy wrapping.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can I grill the chicken patties?

A: Yes, you can grill them for a smoky flavor. Just make sure to oil the grates to prevent sticking.

Q: Is there a substitute for cilantro in the dressing?

A: If cilantro isn't your preference, you can use more parsley or try basil for a different flavor profile.

Q: Can I make these cheeseburgers ahead of time?

A: The patties can be cooked ahead and reheated. Assemble the burgers just before serving for the best texture.

Delight in every bite of our Heavenly Keto Chicken Cheeseburgers with Zesty Green Garlic Dressing. It's a dish that brings joy and health to your table, proving that keto-friendly meals can be as delicious as they are nutritious. These burgers are not just food; they're a celebration of flavor and wellness combined!