Muffaletta Burger

Muffaletta Burger


Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition (1 serving)

Calories 853 ;
Protein 47 g;
Total Fat 53.4 g;
Saturated Fat 14.4 g;
Trans Fat 0.6 g;
Carbohydrates 59.9 g;
Fibre 10 g;
Sugar 3.7 g;
Cholesterol 177 mg;
Sodium 3463 mg;
Vitamin A 128 RE;
Vitamin C 2 mg;
Calcium 423 mg;
Iron 6.5 mg;
¼ cupmayonnaise60 mL
1 tspgarlic powder5 mL
19 oz1 can white pea beans (navy beans), drained and rinsed540 mL
1 lbground chicken454 g
⅓ cupseasoned breadcrumbs80 mL
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce10 mL
1 tspeach salt and pepper5 mL
½ cupprepared olive tapenade or spread*125 mL
8slices provolone cheese8
4whole wheat ciabatta burger buns4

Enjoy the flavors of a traditional Muffuletta stuffed into a burger. A blended chicken and bean patty is grilled and topped with provolone cheese and an olive spread for a little taste of southern comfort food. Serve with a side salad, with olive oil & vinegar dressing, for a complete meal.

Prep Time: 35 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour


  1. Preheat grill to 400ºF (205ºC).
  2. In a small bowl mix together mayonnaise and garlic powder, set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, roughly mash white pea beans; add ground chicken, breadcrumbs, egg, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Using clean hands, mix well to combine. Form into 4 burger patties and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Place chilled patties on the grill and cook 5-7 minutes per side or until meat thermometer registers 165°F (74°C).
  5. Serve on ciabatta bun topped with 2 slices provolone cheese, 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive tapenade and 1 tbsp (15 mL) garlic mayonnaise.

*Looking for an easy and flavourful homemade tapenade recipe? Try our Black Bean Tapenade recipe.


  • To lower sodium content, use no salt added canned white pea beans
  • Serve with a side salad with olive oil & vinegar dressing