Lean and Green Entree | Greek Chicken Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

With BBQ season upon us, it’s always nice to have a variety of ideas to take to your grill. These are on plan and absolutely delicious!

Lean and Green Entree | Greek Chicken Burgers with Tzatziki Sauce

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1/2 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 cup plain, low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 oz reduced fat feta
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup chopped fresh spinach
  • 10 chopped and pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 lb 95-97% lean ground chicken
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 sliced tomatoes
  • 1  small head iceberg lettuce, cut into eight bun-sized pieces


  • Chop half of the cucumber into small pieces, and place in a small bowl. Slice remaining cucumber into thin slices for sandwiches, and set aside. Add remaining sauce ingredients to small bowl, and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • In a large bowl, combine the first nine burger ingredients. Add chicken, and mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four burger patties.
  • Moisten a paper towel with oil, and, using cooking tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Add burgers, and grill covered, over medium heat, until a meat thermometer reads 165°F (about 5-7 minutes on each side).
  • Serve on iceberg lettuce “buns” with tomato slices, remaining cucumber, and sauce.
Keyword Gluten Free, Keto

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