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Spinach Avocado Burger


  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1/2 cup spinach, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coconut flour (optional)
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil (plus more if you’re frying or grilling)
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1 small avocado
  • Butter lettuce leaves (optional)

For the avocado mayo (optional)

  • 2 medium avocado
  • 4 tbsp avocado oil
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


  1. For the avocado mayo, combine all of the ingredients in à high-speed blender until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Prepare either a grill or a grill pan and set to high heat. add avocado oil to the grill pan if using.
  3. Mix the ground chicken with the seasoning, spinach, coconut flour, lime juice, and avocado oil until well combined. Gently fold in the avocado slices, being careful to not smash them.
  4. Form the chicken into 4-5 burgers, spacing out the avocado to make sure it’s evenly dispersed.
  5. Grill the burgers on the grill surface (using extra avocado oil if frying) for about 5 minutes on each side, or until internal temperature reaches 165 F.
  6. Top with optional avocado mayo and serve in lettuce cups like à bun, or enjoy the burgers on their own.

Nutrition Content

  • Serving size: 1
  • Calories: 304
  • Fat: 15.8g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.7g
  • Fiber: 5.9g
  • Protein: 28.2g
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