Healthy Beef Burger

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Ingredients

For the burger patties

  • 1 Pound  lean ground beef
  • 1/2 Cup  mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1/4  onion, finely chopped
  • egg white

For the feta spread

  • 4 Ounces  Greek yogurt
  • 6 Ounces  feta cheese crumbles
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  chopped dill weed
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons  olive oil

For the Greek salsa and assembly

  • cucumber, cubed
  • tomato, cubed
  • 1/4 Cup  Kalamata olives, diced
  • 1/2 Cup  sweet onion, cubed
  • 1 Tablespoon  lemon juice
  •   Salt and pepper, to taste
  • whole wheat buns, toasted

This burger recipe is tweaked to lighten up this sometimes overly greasy and calorie-laden meal. We’ve put another healthy spin on burgers with Greek-inspired toppings.

Click here to see How to Make a Healthy Burger

Directions

For the burger patties

In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, chopped mushrooms, chopped onion, and egg white. Form into four 4-inch-round patties; refrigerate, covered, for 15 minutes to set. Grill patties over medium-high heat for 5 minutes on each side, flipping once.

For the feta spread

Combine yogurt, feta cheese, dill, and garlic in a medium bowl and blend until smooth.

For the Greek salsa and assembly

In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber, tomato, olives, and onion with the lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. 

Place one burger patty in each bun, topping with ¼ of feta spread and ¼ of Greek salad topping.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

486 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Carb Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free

Daily value:

24%

Servings:

4
  • Fat 141g 218%
  • Carbs 43g 14%
  • Saturated 56g 279%
  • Fiber 7g 27%
  • Trans 4g
  • Sugars 24g
  • Monounsaturated 59g
  • Polyunsaturated 6g
  • Protein 127g 253%
  • Cholesterol 475mg 158%
  • Sodium 2,208mg 92%
  • Calcium 1,123mg 112%
  • Magnesium 192mg 48%
  • Potassium 2,561mg 73%
  • Iron 14mg 77%
  • Zinc 27mg 177%
  • Phosphorus 1,529mg 218%
  • Vitamin A 456µg 51%
  • Vitamin C 40mg 67%
  • Thiamin (B1) 1mg 45%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 3mg 151%
  • Niacin (B3) 25mg 127%
  • Vitamin B6 3mg 138%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 149µg 37%
  • Vitamin B12 13µg 213%
  • Vitamin D 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 6mg 31%
  • Vitamin K 90µg 113%
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