Zucchini and Chicken Burgers

Fair Shares member Joanne McAndrews sent along a recipe she found that offers a great way to include zucchini in a non-traditional method: as part of a chicken burger. We've tried this trick with turkey using Ottolenghi's Jeruselem cookbook and had outstanding results! This recipe comes via Parade Magazine from Mostly Plants by Michael Pollan, famed author of Omnivore's Dilemma. 

 

Preparation

The zucchini really keeps the burgers moist, which is great for notoriously-easy-to-dry-out ground poultry. The addition of onion, basil, garlic, ketchup, Worcestershire, green onion and salt and pepper will add great flavor.

Here's the Parade Magazine recipe link.

If you're interested in the Turkey Zucchini Burgers pictured in this recipe, click here.

Tip: Mushroom Handling Tips

Mushrooms need to be kept cold in a breathable bag, so store them in the fridge in the paper bag they come in. Shiitake mushrooms have a tough stem, so remove that and save it in the freezer for stocks. Oyster mushrooms are all edible, except for the dirty little bit at the "root." Oyster mushrooms are more...Read more

Testimonials

We are very happy to have our products included in shares through Fair Shares.  The folks at Fair Shares have set-up a great distribution schedule that works with smaller scale local farmers taking into account weekly and seasonal limitations in harvesting. The staff at Fair Shares are easy to work with, being both friendly and professional.  They have been very straightforward about their needs and those that the share members represent. We look forward to growing with Fair Shares!

Bobbi Sandwisch, Live Springs Farm, Carrollton, IL 100% Grassfed Beef, Pasture-Raised Pork, Chicken, and Eggs