Italian Chicken Patties
Flavorful chicken patties are tucked between thick slices of bread. Served alongside a savory tomato dipping sauce.
- 1 lb ground chicken
- 1 8 oz can, tomato sauce
- 1/2 tsp dried basil
- 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, crushed
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 lb ground Italian sausage
- 1 tsp Italian seasoning
- 1/3 cup Italian seasoned dried bread crumbs
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1 large onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
- 12 slices French bread
- 6 slices mozzarella cheese
- 6 slices Swiss cheese
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- Orange slices (garnish)
- Parsley sprigs (garnish)
- In small saucepan, mix together tomato sauce, basil, red pepper flakes, and garlic powder over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes; set aside.
- In large bowl, place ground chicken, Italian sausage, Italian seasoning, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper. Mix and shape into thin, oval patties.
- In a large frying pan lightly sprayed with cooking oil, place chicken patties. Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes, turning once; remove and keep warm.
- In same frying pan, sauté onions until tender.
- On each of the six slices of bread, place one slice of mozzarella cheese.
- Top with chicken patty, onion slices, and Swiss cheese. Place remaining slice of bread on top of each and butter outsides.
- Cook on griddle over medium heat until brown on each side and cheese is melted.
- Garnish with twisted orange slice and parsley sprig. Serve with seasoned tomato sauce for dipping.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council
Calories from Fat 456 (45%)
(78%)Total Fat 51g
(123%)Saturated Fat 25g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Total Carbohydrate 80g
(21%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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